Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 96 117
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.093% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.097% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
West Sussex median daily rate - £330 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.86% -
South East median daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.40% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% -21.00% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,122 1,032 1,445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.18% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 617 855
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £250
90th Percentile £544 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 47
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £26.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -12.50% +87.50%
10th Percentile £15.32 £12.83 £13.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.05 £50.90
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% -11.15% +14.29%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in West Sussex

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Test Engineer in West Sussex

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in West Sussex