Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 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.

Senior Tester
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 118
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Wales median daily rate - £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -1.20%
UK median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.39% -3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1160 1390 1578
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.61% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 935 1123
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £200 £210
90th Percentile £550 £556 £479
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 91 80
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.31 £9.23
90th Percentile £46.83 £62.50 £30.48
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Wales

Senior Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Tester in Wales