The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 1.77% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.85% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Median daily rate £210 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £279 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +49.12%

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
536 542 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.28% 96.10% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 321 409
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 58
Median hourly rate £26.88 £35.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +85.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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 Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 5 £210 -27.58% 3
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) JMeter
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Appium
5 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Management

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 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Appium
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) JMeter
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.52%) JBehave
5 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
5 2 (9.52%) NUnit
5 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) Capybara
6 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) EMC
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) webMethods
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