The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Tester 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - - 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
302 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.43% 87.50% 90.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 53 57
Average daily rate £313 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £129 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Technical Tester Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware