The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £358 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.59% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Senior Tester
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 1018 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.02% 95.50% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 656 415
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 63
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.69 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £33.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire