The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test Coordinator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Coordinator
Rank 631 639 607
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 17 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.038% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 22
Median daily rate £350 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £258 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £364 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Coordinator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test Coordinator in the job title.

Test Coordinator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Coordinator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Test Coordinator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Coordinator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Coordinator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Test Coordinator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Coordinator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Test Coordinator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test Coordinator
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Coordinator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +18 16 £350 +3.70% 3
Hampshire +18 6 £330 -2.22%
South East +17 6 £330 -2.22% 1
London -9 5 £475 +24.18%
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 2
Winchester +6 3 £338 +107.69%
City of London +23 2 £475 +18.75%
Staffordshire - 2 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £275 -
Glasgow +7 1 £375 +10.29%
Scotland +7 1 £375 +10.29%
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -

Test Coordinator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Test Coordinator 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 featuring Test Coordinator in the job title.

1 22 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) JIRA
4 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 8 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) Test Management
7 6 (16.67%) QA
8 5 (13.89%) Selenium
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) Zephyr
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.89%) NeoLoad
8 5 (13.89%) JMeter
9 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.11%) ISEB
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) Change Management
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
9 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.33%) MiFID

Test Coordinator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) JMeter
2 5 (13.89%) NeoLoad
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (30.56%) Banking
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 8 (22.22%) SDLC
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Test Management
5 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (8.33%) EMIR
2 3 (8.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Charles River
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) SunGard
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