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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Coordinator
Rank 575 556 560
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 26 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.039% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 29
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£314 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 15 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 20 August 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
England -17 25 £315 -10.00% 1
London +16 9 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England - 6 £450 -
City of London +32 1 £450 +34.52% 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £365 +32.72%
Leeds - 1 £365 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £365 -
Bedford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Isle of Man - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 28 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (34.62%) Finance
4 11 (21.15%) HP
4 11 (21.15%) QA
5 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 9 (17.31%) ISEB
6 9 (17.31%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) Banking
7 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.54%) TestDirector
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.54%) Test Management
10 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.62%) NHS
10 5 (9.62%) XDE
10 5 (9.62%) .NET
11 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.69%) JIRA
11 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
12 3 (5.77%) Use Case
12 3 (5.77%) Validation

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) TestDirector
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) XDE
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.92%) RSpec
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Toad
5 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) MDX
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 6 (11.54%) Test Management
5 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.77%) Use Case
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) ETL
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) System Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.92%) Change Control
9 1 (1.92%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) HP
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Avaloq