The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Consultant
Rank 423 414 418
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.021% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £590
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
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 Testing Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Testing Consultant
England

Testing Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

Testing Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google