The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Renfrewshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 2.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £302
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.87 £28.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year
+31.67% +99.28%
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
140 110 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 78.21% 98.21% 87.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 111
Median daily rate £310 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £18.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.86% -88.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Renfrewshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) PDA
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) VMware