The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Consultant
Rank 373 401 414
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.067% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £373 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £419
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Test Consultant
England

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
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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 6 £331 -17.18% 4
Croydon - - - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 19 (31.67%) Selenium
1 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
5 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (21.67%) BDD
6 11 (18.33%) Java
6 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) Banking
7 10 (16.67%) C#
8 9 (15.00%) XML
8 9 (15.00%) ETL
8 9 (15.00%) Migration
8 9 (15.00%) Retail
8 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.33%) .NET
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (13.33%) QA
9 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.67%) ISEB
10 7 (11.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (11.67%) WebDriver

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.67%) DataStage
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Selenium
2 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (11.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.00%) JMeter
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.00%) Behat
6 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.33%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.33%) NUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Advertising
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.67%) French Language
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 6 (10.00%) XSLT
4 3 (5.00%) SOAP
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) Grails
5 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) UNIX
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (21.67%) BDD
4 11 (18.33%) Scrum
4 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 9 (15.00%) ETL
5 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.00%) ERP
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
8 6 (10.00%) Test Management
8 6 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
9 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.67%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
2 4 (6.67%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) Tableau
3 3 (5.00%) Teradata
4 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) Cognos
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.67%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.67%) TSYS
5 1 (1.67%) F5
5 1 (1.67%) Comverse
5 1 (1.67%) Talend
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago