Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tester was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staines during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Staines
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 2.26% 0.33% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.35% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Staines median daily rate £425 - £335
10th Percentile £413 - £194
90th Percentile £438 - £468
Surrey median daily rate £338 £353 £400
% change year-on-year -4.26% -11.88% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Staines median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% - -
Surrey median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% +23.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines. 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
Staines
Contract vacancies in Staines with a recognized job title 255 282 265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 94.00% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 103 57
Staines median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +10.75%
10th Percentile £340 £252 £296
90th Percentile £575 £575 £542
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Staines median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.86% -45.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £18.38 £14.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.50 £47.63
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Staines

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Staines

Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tester in Staines

Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Staines region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Handset
1 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) React Native
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Handset
1 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
1 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (16.67%) V-Model
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP