The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 48 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% 1.41% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £301 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +150.00%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
467 412 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.11% 96.94% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 267 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 30
Median hourly rate £10.88 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Nottingham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Serena
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Serena