The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 612 594 564
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Tester 9 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.010% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.010% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 21
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Technical Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 5 £400 +33.33% 4
South East -13 2 £365 -8.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
North West - 1 £500 -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title.

1 13 (46.43%) Unix
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) Ruby
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) MS Office
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.86%) JSON
7 5 (17.86%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) Office 365
7 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Capybara
7 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) BGP
3 1 (3.57%) DOCSIS
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) RIP
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Telnet
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (17.86%) Capybara
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 2 (7.14%) eggPlant
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) SOAP
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) XML Messaging
6 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) EPoS
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) IPTV
2 1 (3.57%) MPEG
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Test Management
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) AWK
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) sed
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) SDET
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Tektronix
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