The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Specialist
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Test Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
700 454 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.47% 91.35% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 301 423
Average daily rate £400 £375 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Specialist across the Wiltshire region.

Test Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Specialist within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon - - - -
Test Specialist
South West

Test Specialist
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel