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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 24 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.43% 1.65% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.68% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +48.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £39.37 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +38.14%
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
137 119 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.86% 98.35% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 133
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 Peterborough region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Capybara
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management

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%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Capybara
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft