The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 107 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.043% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Test Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1798 2324 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.08% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Test Consultant in the job title.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Test Consultant 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle