The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 1 August 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 Winchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-57.26% +192.50%
Job Titles Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 87.50% 96.67% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 32
Average daily rate £338 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £10.38 £16.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.12% -54.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.52 £10.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft