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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester - 2.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £213 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
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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
59 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 95.16% 98.51% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 33
Average daily rate £310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft