The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 27 18
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.60% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 166 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.46% 96.51% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 56
Average daily rate £305 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 22
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.70 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.28% +14.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.17 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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

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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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) QA

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA