The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gosport region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 13.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +43.87%
Job Titles Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 98.68% 100.00% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 28
Average daily rate £385 £354 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £354 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £354 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Tester
Hampshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Gosport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) JSP
3 15 (83.33%) .NET
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
5 13 (72.22%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
6 12 (66.67%) Windows 2000
6 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
6 12 (66.67%) UNIX
6 12 (66.67%) Windows
6 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (61.11%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
8 10 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
11 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
11 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
12 6 (33.33%) SSL
12 6 (33.33%) Workflow
12 6 (33.33%) Linux
13 5 (27.78%) Nessus
13 5 (27.78%) Nmap

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
3 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 15 (83.33%) JSP
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (27.78%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft