Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Test Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Planning over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Planning
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 71 82
Contract jobs citing Test Planning 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.25% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate - - £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £495 £400
% change year-on-year -27.27% +23.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Test Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 728 660 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.75% 83.02% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 360 608
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £229 £270
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.99
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +4.78%

Test Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Planning in South Yorkshire

Test Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Planning in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Planning in South Yorkshire