The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
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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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 100 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 92.40% 90.91% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 42
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.04 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -30.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.13 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

QA Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

QA Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford