Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior QA Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 December 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 Quality Assurance Tester
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1676 1143 1818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 92.48% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 650 921
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £205 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 52 88
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +9.80% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.70 £37.45 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

Senior QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Tester in Milton Keynes

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Senior QA 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Appium
2 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
2 6 (85.71%) Bitbucket
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Redis
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Redis
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Appium
2 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (85.71%) Bitbucket
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Calabash
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) PhantomJS
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Entry
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP