The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 1.75% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.05 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-51.96% +77.27%
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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
49 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 85.96% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Average daily rate £298 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.93% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £131 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

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

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA