The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £243
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +19.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -60.00%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 111 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.91% 96.52% 98.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 97
Average daily rate £330 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.44 £15.21 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Software Test Engineer
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Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire