The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 53 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 834 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.92% 95.42% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 569 487
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 30
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Senior Tester
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 3 £600 +39.53%
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Senior 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 Wales region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared