The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Guildford 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 23 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.81% 4.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-57.26% +192.50%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 147 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.94% 91.88% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 45
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft