The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salisbury region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 1.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +23.33%
Tester
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury 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
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 92.59% 86.96% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £458 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Salisbury region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA