The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 75 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 32 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.78% 0.90% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 0.95% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 3
Median daily rate £318 £293 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +23.33%
Tester
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1018 528 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.44% 95.48% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 316 278
Median daily rate £325 £373 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +12.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) Functional Testing
3 14 (26.42%) QA
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) Oracle
5 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.87%) C#
7 9 (16.98%) C
7 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
7 9 (16.98%) Perl
7 9 (16.98%) .NET
7 9 (16.98%) Python
7 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
7 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.98%) Informatica
7 9 (16.98%) HP UFT
7 9 (16.98%) Automated Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Ruby
7 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
7 9 (16.98%) ERwin
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.98%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
8 8 (15.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.09%) OWASP
8 8 (15.09%) Selenium

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SNMP
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (9.43%) Base SAS
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
1 9 (16.98%) ERwin
1 9 (16.98%) HP UFT
2 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
2 8 (15.09%) Selenium
3 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.55%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.66%) JIRA
6 3 (5.66%) JMeter
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) CESG
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Functional Testing
3 9 (16.98%) Automated Testing
3 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.98%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (15.09%) OWASP
4 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 7 (13.21%) ETL
5 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.32%) BDD
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) C#
5 9 (16.98%) C
5 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
5 9 (16.98%) Python
5 9 (16.98%) Ruby
5 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.55%) SAS Certification
4 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
2 5 (9.43%) WAI
2 5 (9.43%) WCAG
3 4 (7.55%) GPG13
4 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.66%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Informatica
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
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