The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 22 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.11% 1.19% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.27% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £106.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-80.11% +226.92%

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
89 79 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.89% 94.05% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 84
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
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