Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 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 Tester
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 91
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.078% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.081% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
West Sussex median daily rate - £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.92% -
South East median daily rate £313 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -8.09% +13.33% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £36.87 £39.37
% change year-on-year - -6.35% +60.69%

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 1006 1238 1173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 715 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in West Sussex

Software Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Tester in West Sussex

Software Tester
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 Tester in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Tester in West Sussex