The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 48
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -3.57% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.38 £33.50
% change year-on-year -6.78% +26.49%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 447 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.83% 93.32% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 249 270
Median daily rate £355 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 32
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Gloucestershire

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £44 to £46 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago