The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 60 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -8.90%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 568 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.34% 94.82% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 289 356
Average daily rate £350 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £125.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle