The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.15% - 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.05 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-51.96% +77.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 96.55% 82.26% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 11
Average daily rate £248 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £119 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA