The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Marlow 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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow - - 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +3.44%
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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 Marlow 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
Marlow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £125 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft