Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Test Consultant
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Consultant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £350 - -
North West median daily rate £433 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 623 425 539
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.72% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 268 378
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -8.47%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £224
90th Percentile £675 £579 £575
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 41 54
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £39.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +2.82% +6.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.40 £53.00 £53.35
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.62 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +0.69% -18.60%

Senior Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Senior Test Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Consultant in Lancashire

Senior Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 2 £375 -
Senior Test Consultant
North West

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Senior Test Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Senior Test Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

Senior Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle