The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Testing Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Consultant
Rank 602 613 622
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 3 £400 +18.51%
London 0 3 £450 - 1
South West - 1 £400 -
Testing Consultant
UK

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Testing 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 England region featuring Testing Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP