Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tester was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worthing during the 6 months to 21 July 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 Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 72 35
Rank change year-on-year +24 -37 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 1.89% 1.34% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.37% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Worthing median daily rate £368 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
West Sussex median daily rate £235 £325 £344
% change year-on-year -27.69% -5.45% -10.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worthing median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing. 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
Worthing
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 260 438 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 98.11% 97.99% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 183 116
Worthing median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £312 £218 £209
90th Percentile £603 £575 £519
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 8
Worthing median hourly rate £37.25 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.00% -19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.83 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £14.48 £18.92
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +71.88% +1.59%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Worthing

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Worthing

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Worthing region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) WCAG
3 2 (40.00%) WAI
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Maven

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) WAI
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle