The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Coordinator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Coordinator
Rank 565 551 512
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 11 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.030% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.032% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Test Coordinator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Coordinator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
England -25 8 £325 -7.14% 1
London -21 3 £425 +6.25% 1
South East -30 2 £325 +35.41%
City of London +16 1 - - 1
Surrey 0 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Epsom - - - -

Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (30.23%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Retail
5 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Release Management
6 4 (9.30%) QA
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) SAP
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) V-Model
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (6.98%) MS Office
7 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.98%) SaaS
7 3 (6.98%) User Experience
8 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) Straight-Through Processing

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.33%) Adabas
1 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
2 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Release Management
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.98%) V-Model
6 2 (4.65%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Fund Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) BCP
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft