Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 36 39
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 1.32% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.36% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Portsmouth median daily rate - £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.97% -
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £389 £370
% change year-on-year +5.47% +5.07% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 497 294 316
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 97.03% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 156 170
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £295 £181 £218
90th Percentile £613 £525 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 30 58
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +4.27% +53.01%
10th Percentile £14.70 £16.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £72.97 £48.13 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.44
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.97% +7.18%

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