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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 12 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 10.14% - 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.45% - 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £41.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +105.00%
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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 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
67 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 97.10% 89.58% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 26
Average daily rate £363 £361 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +26.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
1 7 (87.50%) Automotive
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Google
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 7 (87.50%) GoogleTest
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) UML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) GoogleTest
General
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
1 7 (87.50%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Python
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Google