The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 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 Hertfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 578 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.33% 95.22% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 295 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Tester
East of England

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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East of England

Senior Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix