The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Senior QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 126
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1790 2214 2426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.55% 90.59% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1129 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 52
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title.

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior QA Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) TestLink
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) TestLink
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA