The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 15 17
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester - 2.94% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.99% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £213 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.55% -10.00%
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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
56 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 94.92% 98.53% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 50
Average daily rate £340 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.44 £11.25 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center