The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank - 39 30
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke - 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £274 £320
% change year-on-year +23.28% -14.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -18.23% +4.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 264 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 92.09% 94.29% 98.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 134 87
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% +10.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Basingstoke

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Basingstoke