The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 544 535 551
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Test Consultant
UK

Senior Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Senior Test Consultant
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Senior Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) MSF
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Senior Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
5 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) MSF
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Comverse