The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Consultant
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 98 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £378 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.31% -16.11%
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 West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1385 1869 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.58% 95.31% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1231 1124
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds +12 1 £365 - 2
Test Consultant
Yorkshire

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle