Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 77
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Somerset median daily rate - - £338
South West median daily rate £323 £300 £368
% change year-on-year +7.50% -18.37% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 488 446 689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.91% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 229 398
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £173 £256
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 76 81
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.10% -33.12% +95.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.75 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Somerset

Senior Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Tester in Somerset