The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Exeter region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 19 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.08% 1.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £314 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +23.33%
Tester
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 93.22% 97.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 50
Median daily rate £340 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Exeter region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) NUnit
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) Groovy
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Groovy
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft