The median contractor rate for a Tester was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.39% - 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £331 £304
% change year-on-year +1.58% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.54 £15.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.73% -59.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 69 147 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.83% 99.32% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 117 107
Median daily rate £374 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Halifax

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Halifax

Tester Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Halifax region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing