The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 1.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
QA Tester
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 157 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.81% 97.52% 98.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 158
Median daily rate £463 £403 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 17
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich