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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 19 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.00% 3.64% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.88% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £500 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £106.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-80.11% +226.92%

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
91 103 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 91.00% 93.64% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 101
Median daily rate £400 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum