The median contractor rate for a Test Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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.

Test Consultant
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.091% - 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3642 4113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in Leeds

Test Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Consultant in Leeds

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin

Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle