The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 30 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.38% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £28.06
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +6.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 184 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 94.29% 84.79% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 98 129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.85 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tester across the Basingstoke region.

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tester across the Basingstoke region.

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) DSDM
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Ektron
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) DSDM
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Ektron
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
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