The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Senior Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
498 784 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.61% 95.15% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 433 429
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.77 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -35.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 £550 - 1
Senior Tester
East of England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods