The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester - - 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £278
% change year-on-year
- -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -16.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 94.05% 94.83% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 34 44
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Average hourly rate £19.48 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.80% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £7.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java