The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 17 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 6.45% 18.66% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 19.69% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -59.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gosport 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
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 127 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 100.00% 94.78% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 5
Average daily rate £423 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £350 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix