The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 114 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.093% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.060% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.23% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.00
Senior 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
1955 1679 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.93% 89.79% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 970 840
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 107 158
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +66.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft