The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 5.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +27.50%
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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 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
120 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 80.00% 72.22% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 27 24
Average daily rate £347 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

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