Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 26 July 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.45% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Guildford median daily rate - - £315
Surrey median daily rate £325 £364 £369
% change year-on-year -10.65% -1.36% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -75.00% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 230 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 91.44% 95.83% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 145 197
Guildford median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £183 £183 £221
90th Percentile £563 £520 £493
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.78% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Guildford median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +21.69% +11.18%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.80 £48.75 £32.95
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Guildford

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Guildford

Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tester in Guildford

Tester Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Guildford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing