The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £326
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1506 1188 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.89% 91.81% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 135 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Derbyshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Senior Tester
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Senior Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft