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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 66 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

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
769 611 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.00% 95.17% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 297 459
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB