The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 416 398 395
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 10 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 18
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Test Consultant
England

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
20247 21536 22754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.14% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14429 15250 16369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 348 448
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 £500 - 4
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 London region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Open Source
3 9 (39.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) SDET
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Selenium
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
9 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) JIRA
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
10 1 (4.35%) CEH
10 1 (4.35%) Maven
10 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Calabash
3 1 (4.35%) Capybara
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) WATIR
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CEH
1 1 (4.35%) CEPT
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) CPTE
1 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
1 1 (4.35%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SDET
2 4 (17.39%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) MiFID