Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Test Specialist
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - - 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Portsmouth median daily rate - - £419
Hampshire median daily rate £385 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 463 299 319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 97.08% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 160 187
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £220
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 40 55
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +5.49% +18.62%
10th Percentile £25.61 £25.94 £16.00
90th Percentile £79.39 £52.63 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%

Test Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings that featured Test Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Test Specialist in Portsmouth

Test Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Specialist in Portsmouth