The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Testing Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Consultant
England / South East
Rank 239 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Testing Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Testing Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Testing Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Testing Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Testing Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Testing Consultant across the South East region.

Testing Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 South East region featuring Testing Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VBA
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ERP

Testing Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle