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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 113 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
1708 2115 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.32% 95.53% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1277 1084
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 108
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gosport - 1 - -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Receivables
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft