The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Consultant
Rank 619 639 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Test Consultant in the job title.

Senior Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the UK.

Senior Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Test Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Senior Test 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 featuring Senior Test Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) SDET
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) TestNG
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SDET
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle