Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton - - 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Bolton median daily rate - - £200
Manchester median daily rate £388 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +21.09% +6.67% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - -

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 51 66 33
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 24
Bolton median daily rate £300 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +1.45% +20.00%
10th Percentile £102 £105 £226
90th Percentile £471 £465 £459
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Bolton median hourly rate £21.78 £11.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.71% -70.84% +299.80%
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.45% -8.82% +22.57%

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