The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 38 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.82% 2.88% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 3.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£305 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -17.64%
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
231 229 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 94.29% 94.24% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 146 78
Average daily rate £388 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.21 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015. 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
York +3 1 £285 +15.15%
Skipton - 1 £325 - 2
Harrogate - - - -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft