Period
to 29 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Testing Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Testing Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 392 381
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Consultant 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.028% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
South East median daily rate - £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.62% -
England median daily rate £425 £350 £369
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.08% +47.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15302 17626 18488
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.44% 95.02% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8808 10656 10475
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £238 £228
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £442 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 751 882
South East median hourly rate £17.68 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +12.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.45%

Testing Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Testing Consultant in the South East

Testing Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Testing Consultant in the South East