The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 260 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 94.55% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 140 125
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +51.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £30.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Consultant
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Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Test Consultant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Red Gate
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Gate
1 2 (66.67%) HP