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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Consultant
Rank 369 350 356
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 30 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 9
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£500 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £403 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +13 7 £488 +50.00% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) Banking
5 14 (24.56%) Test Strategy
6 13 (22.81%) ISEB
7 12 (21.05%) Android
7 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
7 12 (21.05%) Calabash
8 10 (17.54%) QA
9 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.79%) Legal
10 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Selenium
10 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Migration
11 7 (12.28%) CRM
12 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.53%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Test Management
13 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Citrix
13 5 (8.77%) Reuters
13 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner

Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) DB2
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Calabash
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.26%) JMeter
5 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.75%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) Appium
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Legal
4 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Retail
6 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.75%) Derivative
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Android
1 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 14 (24.56%) Test Strategy
3 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.28%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Management
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) ISEB
2 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) nmon
2 1 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Citrix
2 5 (8.77%) Reuters
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Microgen
4 1 (1.75%) Comverse
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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