The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.84% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £325 £308
% change year-on-year -2.30% +5.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.57 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.22% +16.00%  

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 102 143 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 85.71% 94.08% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 131
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +12.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Tester in the job title.

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 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA