The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton - - -
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
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 82.61% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 12
Average daily rate £325 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £110.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+633.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) NetIQ