Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tester
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 4.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Bolton median daily rate - £225 -
Manchester median daily rate £400 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bolton
Contract vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 62 69 63
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 100.00% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 45
Bolton median daily rate £375 £300 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.37% -1.88%
10th Percentile £153 £107 £105
90th Percentile £475 £493 £445
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Bolton median hourly rate £16.21 £71.39 £10.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.30% +554.05% -72.71%
10th Percentile £15.60 £31.70 £10.36
90th Percentile £16.81 £111.08 £11.27
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £17.43 £14.88
% change year-on-year +6.14% +17.18% -12.50%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bolton

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tester in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Bolton