The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston - 1.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £351 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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 Livingston 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
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 96.67% 96.43% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 30
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Livingston