The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 173 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.043% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.045% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
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