The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford 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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +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 Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.56% 85.42% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 26
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Firebug
4 1 (25.00%) Atmel
4 1 (25.00%) Arduino
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Firebug
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Arduino
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atmel