The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 19 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.87% 0.44% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.49% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £41.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +105.00%
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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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 204 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 92.17% 90.27% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 167 116
Average daily rate £550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £32.58 £42.50 £47.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -11.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP