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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Coordinator
Rank 585 557 515
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 22 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.047% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.051% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 9
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£381 £331 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.09% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -38 11 £450 +35.84%
Scotland +4 9 £340 +9.67%
Edinburgh - 8 £340 -
London -9 7 £525 +61.53%
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 £475 -
Hampshire -3 1 £425 +70.00%
Glasgow -5 1 £260 -16.12%
South East -15 1 £425 +44.68%
Aldershot - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 £363 -
Worcester - 1 £363 -

Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (25.00%) ISEB
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Fund Management
9 3 (9.38%) QA
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (6.25%) FATCA
10 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.25%) Release Management
10 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.25%) AS400
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.25%) iSeries
10 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) BCP
10 2 (6.25%) UNIX
10 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Adabas
1 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) AS400
1 2 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) BCP
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle