Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median daily rate - - £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,158 2,187 1,832
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 93.26% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1,517 1,132
North East median daily rate £389 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -7.50% +7.74%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £250
90th Percentile £563 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 98 105
North East median hourly rate £17.30 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.11% +26.62% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.83 £35.60
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in the North East

Test Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Consultant in the North East