The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-57.26% +192.50%
Job Titles Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 135 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 91.92% 93.75% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 87
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £367 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 24
Average hourly rate £12.69 £33.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.13% +103.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Tester
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - 1 £275 - 1
York - - - - 3
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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