The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Warwickshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.10% 1.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £253 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +49.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 264 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 94.78% 94.62% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 131 155
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £250 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 62
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £15.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Warwickshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) BDD
1 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP