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 22 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
London / City of London
Rank 151 151 187
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.063% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £421 £476 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +58.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.43% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Life Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Workday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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