The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £175.00 - -
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
288 283 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.31% 96.59% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 161 157
Median daily rate £388 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Kent region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java