Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 217 220
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 0 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.015% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.015% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
North West median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +311.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in the North West

Test Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Consultant in the North West