The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Testing Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Consultant
England / London
Rank 398 416 416
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Testing Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Testing Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Testing 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 Testing Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

Testing 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle