The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Test Specialist
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
657 808 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.76% 97.47% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 448 519
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Test Specialist in the job title.

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes