The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / East of England
Rank 89 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 33 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 1.70% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.79% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 19
Median daily rate £311 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £327 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +49.12%

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
2054 2239 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.45% 95.24% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1333 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 230 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 Tester across the East of England region.

Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Tester across the East of England region.

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -1 9 £338 -3.57% 8
Hertfordshire -3 8 £310 -22.50% 13
Suffolk - 7 £363 - 10
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £210 -30.00% 6
Bedfordshire +2 3 £275 +15.78% 6
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) Selenium
3 29 (35.80%) JIRA
4 24 (29.63%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 23 (28.40%) QA
6 22 (27.16%) Cucumber
7 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
7 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
8 18 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 18 (22.22%) Gherkin
8 18 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 18 (22.22%) SQL
8 18 (22.22%) JMeter
9 17 (20.99%) Functional Testing
9 17 (20.99%) BDD
9 17 (20.99%) Automation Testing
10 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
11 15 (18.52%) System Testing
11 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
11 15 (18.52%) Automated Testing
12 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
13 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.05%) HP
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
14 12 (14.81%) Scrum
14 12 (14.81%) JBehave
14 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
15 11 (13.58%) Open Source
15 11 (13.58%) Non-Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Confluence
1 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.23%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) WPA
2 1 (1.23%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) DB2
1 5 (6.17%) DbVisualizer
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Selenium
2 29 (35.80%) JIRA
3 22 (27.16%) Cucumber
4 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
5 18 (22.22%) JMeter
5 18 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
7 12 (14.81%) JBehave
7 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
8 10 (12.35%) Appium
9 9 (11.11%) JUnit
9 9 (11.11%) LoadRunner
9 9 (11.11%) Maven
9 9 (11.11%) NUnit
10 8 (9.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (9.88%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.17%) FitNesse
11 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
12 4 (4.94%) Robot Framework
13 3 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) XML
3 9 (11.11%) RESTful
3 9 (11.11%) Spring
4 8 (9.88%) Web Services
5 6 (7.41%) HTML
6 5 (6.17%) J2EE
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware
7 3 (3.70%) SOAP
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.23%) CSS
9 1 (1.23%) CSS3
9 1 (1.23%) HTML5
9 1 (1.23%) JSON
9 1 (1.23%) JSON Schema
9 1 (1.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Life Science
4 1 (1.23%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
4 18 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 17 (20.99%) Automation Testing
5 17 (20.99%) BDD
5 17 (20.99%) Functional Testing
6 15 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 15 (18.52%) System Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (14.81%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Open Source
11 10 (12.35%) ATDD
11 10 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (12.35%) Kanban
12 9 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 8 (9.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ISEB
1 11 (13.58%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) SDET
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) HL7
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) HP
2 9 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) hybris
4 5 (6.17%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.70%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) webMethods
7 1 (1.23%) Workday
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