Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 20 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.

Test Lead
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 45 43
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.72% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Suffolk median daily rate - £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -
East of England median daily rate £394 £450 £376
% change year-on-year -12.50% +19.84% +25.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 265 417 335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.63% 95.21% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 258 209
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.90% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 11
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.47 £7.75
90th Percentile £35.50 £41.18 £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -7.56% +12.50%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Suffolk

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in Suffolk

Test Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Leader in Suffolk