Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Test Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Planning over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Test Planning
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing Test Planning 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Bristol median daily rate - - £310
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +35.71% -

Test Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,530 1,843 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.77% 86.00% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 1,287 1,013
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 37
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +120.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.20 £11.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.45 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98% -10.00%

Test Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Test Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Test Planning in Bristol

Test Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Planning in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Planning in Bristol

Test Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Planning in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Planning in Bristol