The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Salisbury during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Wiltshire / Salisbury
Rank - 15 10
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury - 3.70% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.92% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.57 £44.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -42.22% +36.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury. 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
Salisbury
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 26 51 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 86.67% 94.44% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 29
Median daily rate £365 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -15.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Salisbury

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Salisbury

Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tester in Salisbury

Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Salisbury region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
1 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
1 4 (80.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Network Packet Capture
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Network Packet Capture
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap