The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.29% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
490 397 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 94.78% 98.02% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 185 138
Average daily rate £395 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Senior Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle