The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
England / East of England
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2009 2264 2426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 96.01% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1355 1412
Median daily rate £390 £407 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 195 232
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) ATDD
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET