The median contractor rate for a Senior Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Senior Tester
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -19.56% +16.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2429 2565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.21% 96.62% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1417 1450
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 165 253
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.90% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in the East of England

Senior Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Tester in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Tester in the East of England

Senior Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Tester in the East of England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) JSON Schema
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin