The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Technical Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Tester
Rank 81 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Tester 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.069% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.072% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1049 1382 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.28% 95.05% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 928 746
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Technical 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) WATIR

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) WatiN
3 1 (25.00%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat