The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - 41 32
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 2.51% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.57% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-26.17% +198.00%
Tester
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 350 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 96.62% 97.77% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 244 149
Median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Sussex region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Guidewire