The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 108 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% - 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £301 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £368 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +14.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
South East

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
1832 2297 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.03% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 1191 1306
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £301 - 1
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Senior 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 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 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
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £315.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago