The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
QA Tester
Cambridgeshire

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
93 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 93.00% 95.04% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 55
Median daily rate £338 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 31 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £23.50 £26.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

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

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, QA 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 Peterborough region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA