The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 3.03% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
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 Staines 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
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 132 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 94.70% 87.42% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 27
Average daily rate £363 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £52.50 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -52.00%
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 Staines

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 6 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 5 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 5 (62.50%) SAP CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BPC
5 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 5 (62.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP