The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gosport region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 2 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 50.00% 1.32% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.00% 1.52% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
Hampshire

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
2 66 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 100.00% 86.84% 98.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 46 12
Median daily rate £338 £505 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.16% +26.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

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

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-business
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle