The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Worthing region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 27 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 1.95% 4.60% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 4.82% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £302
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.87 £28.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year
+31.67% +99.28%
Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing 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
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 96.59% 95.40% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 41 24
Median daily rate £495 £385 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Worthing region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) API Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Groovy
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Capybara
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Calabash
5 1 (14.29%) Gatling
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) API Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft