The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 600 574 566
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £475 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Testing Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Testing Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Testing Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Testing Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Testing Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Testing 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 Testing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East 0 5 £400 -
London +4 2 £413 -13.15%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft