The median contractor rate for a Tester was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 2.50% - 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £303
% change year-on-year +1.51% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.54 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -50.76% -25.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 41 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 92.50% 80.39% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 32
Median daily rate £375 £431 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +72.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Woking

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Woking

Tester Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 25 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 Woking region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Gatling
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Woking, Surrey
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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