The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
South East / Hampshire
Rank 107 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% - 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.43% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1663 1828 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.59% 94.81% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1175 1097
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 84 112
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £550 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Senior 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 Hampshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) OWASP
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware