The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank - 140 114
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.033% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £328
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +11.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2823 2832 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 94.84% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1924 1331
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 118 116
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.42 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Senior 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP