The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Winchester region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 21 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 5.41% 2.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 2.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £260 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.19 £32.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +160.00%
Tester
Hampshire

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
143 194 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.62% 96.52% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 140 30
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £7.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £40.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) QA
1 6 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Smart Energy
6 1 (11.11%) Case Management
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines

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 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (22.22%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP