The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £301
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £79.25
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -62.14%
Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow 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
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 100.00% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.89 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (33.33%) VMware