The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 370 366 412
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 39 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 8
Average daily rate £413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £321 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £326
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22319 20402 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.80% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15512 13818 16636
Average daily rate £425 £445 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 411 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Senior Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 8 £425 -5.55% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 35 (51.47%) Selenium
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.24%) TDD
3 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 22 (32.35%) QA
5 20 (29.41%) Java
6 19 (27.94%) SQL
6 19 (27.94%) Scrum
7 18 (26.47%) Ruby
7 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
8 17 (25.00%) BDD
9 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
9 15 (22.06%) Calabash
9 15 (22.06%) Web Services
10 14 (20.59%) Banking
10 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
11 13 (19.12%) Performance Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
12 12 (17.65%) C#
13 11 (16.18%) HTML
13 11 (16.18%) Oracle
13 11 (16.18%) Maven
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.71%) JBehave
14 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
14 10 (14.71%) XML

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Agresso
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DVB
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (51.47%) Selenium
2 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
3 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
3 15 (22.06%) Calabash
4 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 11 (16.18%) Maven
5 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
6 10 (14.71%) JBehave
7 9 (13.24%) SoapUI
8 8 (11.76%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.29%) JUnit
9 7 (10.29%) JIRA
10 6 (8.82%) JMeter
11 5 (7.35%) WATIR
11 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
12 4 (5.88%) CruiseControl
12 4 (5.88%) Subversion
12 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
12 4 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 14 (20.59%) Banking
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) XML
4 8 (11.76%) SOAP
5 6 (8.82%) Ajax
5 6 (8.82%) CSS
6 5 (7.35%) .NET
6 5 (7.35%) DHTML
6 5 (7.35%) RESTful
7 2 (2.94%) Middleware
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.47%) JSON
8 1 (1.47%) jQuery
8 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.47%) Sinatra
8 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.29%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Open Source
4 4 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.94%) Statistics
5 2 (2.94%) IPTV
5 2 (2.94%) Economics
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) MPEG
6 1 (1.47%) STB
6 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) UNIX
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Solaris
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.41%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) TDD
2 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
3 19 (27.94%) Scrum
4 17 (25.00%) BDD
5 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.12%) Performance Testing
6 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.76%) SOA
10 7 (10.29%) User Stories
11 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.35%) Agile Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Automation Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) SQL
3 18 (26.47%) Ruby
4 12 (17.65%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) XPath
6 4 (5.88%) XQuery
6 4 (5.88%) Python
6 4 (5.88%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) ISEB
2 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Green Hat
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Siebel
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.47%) Fundtech
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