The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 67 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 3 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 1.36% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.42% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 21
Median daily rate £303 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £224 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £403 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +23.33%
Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
822 845 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.82% 95.70% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 610 540
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 52
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.82 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.68% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.87 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Bristol region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (14.29%) Itk
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Itk
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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