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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Coordinator
Rank 600 591 564
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.021% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Average daily rate £331 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +7.14%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 22 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 19 £331 -8.62% 2
London 0 9 £394 -7.35% 2
South East +4 4 £325 -
City of London +39 3 £475 - 1
North East -23 2 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
Cambridge -5 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £138 -54.16%
Tyne and Wear -31 1 £288 -
East Sussex - 1 £190 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £288 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Lewes - 1 £190 -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £138 -
Durham - 1 - -

Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Defect Management
3 12 (31.58%) ISEB
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.68%) Banking
6 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) JIRA
7 7 (18.42%) Test Management
7 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
8 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) QA
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) HP
9 4 (10.53%) PMP
9 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
9 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
9 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Tercero
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.89%) Sonata
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.26%) Equities
2 2 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Defect Management
3 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.42%) Test Management
4 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.53%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Avaloq
4 2 (5.26%) ATG
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Epicor
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) SAP