The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim region that had 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
Tester
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.76% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.19 £32.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +106.34%
Tester
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 50 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.18% 90.91% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 72
Median daily rate £342 £268 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.66% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Tester
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 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
Belfast - 1 £425 - 1
Tester
Northern Ireland

Tester Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 County Antrim region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB