The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +3.44%
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
20 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 86.96% 82.81% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 15
Average daily rate £400 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £193 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft