The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £79.25
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -62.14%
Tester
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
150 245 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 100.00% 96.08% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 138 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BI
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP