The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottinghamshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 49 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.58% 1.02% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.05% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 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
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
497 476 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.39% 96.95% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 296 105
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 32
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 3 £301 -13.92% 3
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Serena
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Serena