The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staines region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.61% 0.66% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.70% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +150.00%
Tester
Surrey

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
157 143 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 96.32% 94.70% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 45
Median daily rate £450 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Staines region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat