The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Crawley region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 19 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.67% 3.18% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.30% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £200 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £39.37 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +38.14%
Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 273 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 95.83% 96.47% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 202 68
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Median hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Crawley region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center