The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Warrington region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 0.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.06 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +62.63%
Job Titles Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 128 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 83.52% 80.00% 98.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 56 21
Average daily rate £460 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.83% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Tester
Cheshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) Billing
1 3 (60.00%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) HP