The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wakefield 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 30 August 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
30 Aug 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 Wakefield - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Software Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 5
Median daily rate £325 £310 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +158.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £245 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%