Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Software Test Engineer
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 19
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 6.35% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category - 6.67% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Fife median daily rate - £275 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +69.23% -16.67%
Scotland median daily rate - £306 £206
% change year-on-year - +48.48% -32.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Fife median hourly rate - £14.85 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -50.50% -21.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Fife
Contract vacancies in Fife with a recognized job title 27 60 91
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 95.24% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 22
Fife median daily rate £370 £301 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.82% +3.88% +7.91%
10th Percentile £250 £203 £158
90th Percentile £559 £395 £455
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Fife median hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% -58.09% +236.50%
10th Percentile £13.48 £14.24 £27.40
90th Percentile £19.43 £38.78 £42.82
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Fife