The median contractor rate for a Test Coordinator was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Coordinator
UK
Rank 584 619 606
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Coordinator 12 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.046% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 8
Median daily rate £288 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.01% -13.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £345 £400
% change year-on-year -20.28% -13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Test Coordinator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Test Coordinator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Coordinator in the UK

Test Coordinator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Coordinator in the UK

Test Coordinator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Coordinator over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Coordinator in the UK

Test Coordinator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Coordinator in the UK

Test Coordinator
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Coordinator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 10 £275 -23.61%
South East +28 4 £263 -2.77%
London +22 3 £413 +3.77%
Scotland +19 2 £325 -7.14%
Hampshire +12 2 £275 -21.42%
South West - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £250 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £250 -
Camberley - 1 - -

Test Coordinator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Test Coordinator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Test Coordinator in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Defect Management
4 6 (23.08%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) Test Management
5 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) PMO
8 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle

Test Coordinator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Demantra
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Online Games
2 1 (3.85%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Defect Management
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (19.23%) Test Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) System Testing
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) SAP