The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.64% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Median daily rate £425 £371 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +38.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £248 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Berkshire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Berkshire region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 6 £438 +19.04%
Slough +8 1 £417 +16.50% 1
Bracknell +3 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 8 (30.77%) JIRA
4 7 (26.92%) Selenium
5 6 (23.08%) QA
5 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
9 2 (7.69%) 3G
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) JMeter

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) 2G
1 2 (7.69%) 3G
1 2 (7.69%) 4G
1 2 (7.69%) GGSN
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
1 2 (7.69%) MVNO
1 2 (7.69%) SGSN
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Capybara
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Hudson
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) TestLink
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.85%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.85%) Gatling
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) BSS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Finance Manager
5 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) React
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Groovy
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.85%) Progress
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £408 - £425 per annum
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