The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 40 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.11% 0.60% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £219 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +150.00%
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
345 475 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.57% 95.19% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 333 288
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Cambridge region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) BDD
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) OSCP
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
1 1 (11.11%) ESRI
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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