The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 153 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.92% 93.29% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £6.50 £27.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+338.46% -76.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Midlands region.

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Midlands region.

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands