The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Woking region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.69% - 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - -
QA Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 91.53% 94.57% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 43
Median daily rate £380 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £145 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Woking

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, QA 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 Woking region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft