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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 22 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.96% 1.41% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.45% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £281 £313 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +60.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £29.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year
+19.60% +106.40%
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
132 138 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 97.78% 97.18% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 85 133
Median daily rate £298 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £169 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £408 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +82.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) NUnit
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
5 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) C++
7 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (10.00%) RESTful
9 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (10.00%) System Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Groovy
9 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (10.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) Web Services

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:

Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
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