The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 39 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.53% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 0.63% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £343 £200 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.25% -35.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £28.50 £140.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -79.64%
Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 319 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.77% 95.51% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 198 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Tester
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 12 £343 - 6
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (48.57%) Informatica
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) ETL
4 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (37.14%) Data Modelling
6 13 (37.14%) ERwin
7 12 (34.29%) ISEB
8 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
9 10 (28.57%) Migration
10 8 (22.86%) Statistics
10 8 (22.86%) Data Quality
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
12 6 (17.14%) C++
12 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
13 5 (14.29%) F5
13 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (14.29%) Cisco
13 5 (14.29%) Data Security
13 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
14 4 (11.43%) Finance
14 4 (11.43%) Project Management
14 4 (11.43%) CRM
14 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
15 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) ERwin
2 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ETL
2 13 (37.14%) Data Modelling
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 10 (28.57%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Data Security
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.86%) QA Automation
11 1 (2.86%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 14 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Informatica
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Telerik
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