The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 92 61 75
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 21 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 2.91% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 3.17% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 24
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£340 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £251 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £21.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -21.29%
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
1881 1764 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.16% 91.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1001 912
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 108 171
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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 Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
Southampton -5 3 £363 -9.37%
Hook - 3 £338 - 1
Basingstoke 0 2 £375 -11.76%
Aldershot +6 1 - -
Winchester -12 1 £330 +37.50%
Portsmouth - 1 £350 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) ISEB
3 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
3 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
4 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
5 15 (27.27%) HP
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) JIRA
8 10 (18.18%) Selenium
8 10 (18.18%) Scrum
8 10 (18.18%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 9 (16.36%) Java
10 8 (14.55%) Linux
10 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (14.55%) Android
10 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
11 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.73%) Calabash
11 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (12.73%) Appium
11 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.73%) QA
11 7 (12.73%) Xcode
11 7 (12.73%) Web Services
11 7 (12.73%) IntelliJ

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) CMS
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Exstream
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) JIRA
2 10 (18.18%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.73%) Calabash
4 7 (12.73%) Appium
4 7 (12.73%) Xcode
4 7 (12.73%) IntelliJ
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.64%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.82%) RSpec
8 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.82%) WATIR
8 1 (1.82%) Maven
8 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) XSLT
6 1 (1.82%) JSP
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Robotics
2 1 (1.82%) iSeries
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
1 8 (14.55%) Android
1 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) CentOS
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
3 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) DSDM
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.45%) System Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) C++
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) VBScript
4 4 (7.27%) VB
4 4 (7.27%) C
4 4 (7.27%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
2 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) HP
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Ektron
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Endeca
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) CA
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