The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 57 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.12% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £329
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 752 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.01% 92.16% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 394 280
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 49
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
Senior Tester
East of England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM