The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Coordinator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Coordinator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Coordinator
Rank 550 529 514
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 24 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.032% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.035% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £258 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Coordinator
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Test Coordinator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Coordinator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Coordinator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Coordinator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Coordinator across the England region.

Test Coordinator Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Coordinator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Coordinator across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Coordinator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Coordinator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Coordinator across the England region.

Test Coordinator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Coordinator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Coordinator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 9 £450 +16.12%
East of England - 8 £450 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Coordinator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Coordinator in their job title.

1 24 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (41.30%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (39.13%) Finance
4 11 (23.91%) HP
4 11 (23.91%) QA
5 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
6 9 (19.57%) ISEB
6 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 8 (17.39%) Banking
8 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.04%) TestDirector
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.87%) NHS
10 5 (10.87%) XDE
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (8.70%) Test Management
11 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.70%) JIRA
11 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
12 3 (6.52%) Validation
12 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
12 3 (6.52%) SAP

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Coordinator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Coordinator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) TestDirector
2 5 (10.87%) XDE
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
5 1 (2.17%) RSpec
5 1 (2.17%) MSTest
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Test Management
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Logistics
9 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.17%) ITSM
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) HP
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Avaloq
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