The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
Software Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.44% 94.30% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 79
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £20.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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