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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Coordinator
Rank 582 548 507
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 17 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.046% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
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£425 £331 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £241 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £328
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -1.52%
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 14 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 March 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 -19 11 £438 +34.61% 2
London -2 6 £425 +6.25% 1
South East -32 2 £375 +56.25%
City of London +16 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Test Coordinator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.89%) ISEB
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) MS Office
8 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
8 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.26%) User Experience
9 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.26%) SaaS
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.26%) V-Model
9 2 (5.26%) iSeries
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) QA
9 2 (5.26%) Fund Management

Test Coordinator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Adabas
1 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) AS400
1 2 (5.26%) iSeries
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) V-Model
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Fund Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) BCP
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft