Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a QA Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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.

Quality Assurance Tester
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.089% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median daily rate - - -
Wales median daily rate £410 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 917 1102 1246
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 98.22% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 756 941
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £168 £196 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 53
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.41 £9.55
90th Percentile £47.15 £71.50 £29.20
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in South Wales

QA Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA Tester in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Tester in South Wales