The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 309 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.18% 93.07% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 152 208
Average daily rate £330 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Consultant in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Consultant
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Test Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce