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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 115 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.099% 0.36% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
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£375 £364 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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 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
1856 1796 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 91.68% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1026 957
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 109 173
Average hourly rate £15.13 £21.80 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.61% +24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HP AIS
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) HP AIS
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
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