Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 27 May 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 Lead
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 48 51
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.84% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Somerset median daily rate - £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -
South West median daily rate £397 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -0.75% +8.11% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 460 417 506
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 96.08% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 249 256
Somerset median daily rate £380 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -2.67% +1.21%
10th Percentile £201 £205 £250
90th Percentile £531 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 81
Somerset median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +3.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.98 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.25 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Somerset

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in Somerset