The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Hampshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 117 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Tester 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.099% 0.058% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.063% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £190 £300
% change year-on-year
+90.78% -36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1889 1591 1464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.19% 92.61% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 875 693
Average daily rate £350 £341 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 163 201
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Technical Tester
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Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Technical Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft