The median contractor rate for a Tester was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 29 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 Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.34% 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.54 £27.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -50.76% -26.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 279 450 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.62% 94.94% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 937 606
Median daily rate £375 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £219 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 80
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.02% -17.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £32.63 £29.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +5 1 £325 -18.75%
Tester
West Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warwickshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Infotainment
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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Rate: £200 - 225 per day
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