The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 125 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 92.92% 97.66% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 45
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough