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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 13 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.13% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.19 £32.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +106.34%
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
91 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.81% 100.00% 98.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 87
Median daily rate £350 £288 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £26.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Capybara
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft