The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank - 145 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2940 2963 2240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.96% 93.62% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1769 1114
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 231 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.12 £38.65 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP