The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Warrington region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 16 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.81% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £170.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-87.57% +423.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington 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
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 289 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 97.58% 88.38% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 177 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £313 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £57.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Tester Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Warrington region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA