The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Consultant
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £175.00 - -
Test Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3176 2305 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.55% 94.93% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1905 1362 1207
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 149 182
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Test Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
Staffordshire - 2 £288 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 - 2
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) wxPython
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP