The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gatwick region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £308 £304
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £29.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +106.40%
Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.60% 96.55% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 36
Median daily rate £365 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £33.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% +110.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gatwick region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Social Network
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA