Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Tester
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.46% 0.56% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.59% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Bath median daily rate - £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +142.86% -
Somerset median daily rate - £425 £175
% change year-on-year - +142.86% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Contract vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 204 170 188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.51% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 92 109
Bath median daily rate £375 £307 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.35% -16.03% +21.67%
10th Percentile £175 £167 £213
90th Percentile £500 £460 £478
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 8
Bath median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +72.55% -36.25%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.25 £28.75
Somerset median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -45.45% -15.92% +86.90%

Applications Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Applications Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Tester in Bath

Applications Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Tester in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Tester in Bath

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Applications 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 Bath region featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Applications Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft