Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Senior Tester
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 99 106
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Reading median daily rate - £301 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.87% +15.38%
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £301 £375
% change year-on-year +83.03% -19.87% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,173 1,257 1,827
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 90.17% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 655 1,084
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £236 £227
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 125
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.31 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.41%

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Reading

Senior Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Tester in Reading