The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
QA Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire 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
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
217 163 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 84.77% 95.32% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 87 101
Average daily rate £350 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.20 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.50 £115.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire