The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Woking 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 6 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 9.52% 1.82% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 2.17% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £265 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £290 £301
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £28.50 £140.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -79.64%
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
21 46 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 100.00% 83.64% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 38
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 17
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1455.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 5 (62.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Telerik
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) MSTest
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Android

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSTest
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle