The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
315 207 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.47% 94.52% 90.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 136 92
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +140.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £33.44 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Somerset