The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 27 28
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley - 0.58% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.05 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-51.96% +77.27%
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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
103 171 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.10% 98.84% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 111 177
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £50.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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