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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 38 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.03% 0.94% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.95% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £308 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £308 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £348 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +54.63%
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
471 419 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.91% 98.36% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 234 122
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 27
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +35.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 Nottingham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Billing
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) RAD
5 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
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