Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tester was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Tester
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 0.66% 2.53% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.61% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Gatwick median daily rate £240 £285 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -21.38% -
West Sussex median daily rate £288 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -17.27% +6.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract vacancies in Gatwick with a recognized job title 145 153 140
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 96.84% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 108 110
Gatwick median daily rate £384 £379 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -9.01% +14.83%
10th Percentile £189 £267 £262
90th Percentile £518 £502 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 6
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -30.00% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Gatwick

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Gatwick

Tester Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Gatwick region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft