The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 118 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.049% 0.095% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.10% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Consultant
South East

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
1960 1976 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.15% 93.96% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1242 1049
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 139 111
Median hourly rate £19.72 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Test 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 Hampshire region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) F#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle