The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 7.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £41.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +105.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reigate 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
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 100.00% 100.00% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 27
Average daily rate £413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft