The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 114 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£165 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £279 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £40.00
Applications Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1934 1589 1884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.05% 93.58% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 931 994
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 134 186
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Tester
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Applications Tester
South East

Applications Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MSI

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP