Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 187 212
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Consultant 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Yorkshire median daily rate - £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.97% -
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,213 4,697 5,742
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.13% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,778 3,024 3,768
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £543 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 208 301
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -1.20% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.96 £9.50 £9.17
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.63 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Consultant in Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Consultant in Yorkshire

Test Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Consultant within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
South Yorkshire +10 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 2
Test Consultant
England

Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG