The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 36 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% - 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £368 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
295 380 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.41% 93.14% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 247 197
Median daily rate £350 £388 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £281 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 18
Median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 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 Cambridge region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods