The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £195
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
831 587 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.03% 93.77% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 350 574
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 49
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
South West

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

QA Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago