Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 16 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 49 56
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 2.27% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.37% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Swindon median daily rate - £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.73% +41.38%
Wiltshire median daily rate £490 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +40.00% -12.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 625 633 746
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 95.76% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 449 568
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.15%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 22
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.15 £24.55 £41.45
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -29.22% +24.19% +42.94%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Swindon

Test Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Leader in Swindon