The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 23 April 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 Worcestershire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 3.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £88.75 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+454.68% -17.94%
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
77 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 93.90% 97.53% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 12
Average daily rate £340 £285 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +16.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £72.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire