The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Winchester region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.03% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 137 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 91.75% 98.56% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 106 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £272 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £11.25 £10.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software 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 Winchester region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA