The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
UK / Wales
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 569 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.54% 95.63% 98.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 400 395
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 41
Median hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification