The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 404 381 383
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 18 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £455 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Test Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 3 £385 +14.07% 6
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (28.00%) Finance
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.00%) QA
5 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Banking
5 8 (16.00%) Test Planning
6 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (10.00%) ISEB
9 4 (8.00%) SunGard
9 4 (8.00%) HP
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) Legal
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Selenium
9 4 (8.00%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (8.00%) Android
9 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.00%) WebDriver

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (2.00%) Unica
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) DataStage
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.00%) Calabash
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) Appium
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) JProfiler
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.00%) New Media
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Android
1 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (16.00%) Test Planning
4 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.00%) BDD
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) SunGard
1 4 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Citrix
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Reuters
3 1 (2.00%) Remedy
3 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
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