The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucester region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 25 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.75% 4.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 4.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £39.37 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +38.14%
Tester
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 106 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 88.60% 97.25% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 103
Median daily rate £375 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £125.00 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Gloucester region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP