The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 114 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1907 1587 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.04% 93.52% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 929 1016
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 189
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
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Test Consultant
South East

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (8.33%) E-business
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) E-business
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco