The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.25 £140.00
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -79.10%
Software Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 155 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 95.96% 93.94% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 95 79
Average daily rate £400 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 37
Average hourly rate £13.35 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.30 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Software Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard Housing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard Housing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard