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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 98 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 1.01% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Median daily rate £350 £358 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £305 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
- +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
Test Management
South East

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
1792 1891 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.61% 76.31% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1109 899
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 63 28
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 4 £300 - 1
Newbury -3 3 - -
Slough 0 2 £388 +8.39% 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) JIRA
5 7 (19.44%) Selenium
5 7 (19.44%) CRM
6 6 (16.67%) Siebel
6 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Billing
6 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (13.89%) Validation
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.89%) LDAP
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) SOAP
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) EMC
7 5 (13.89%) ISEB

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:

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) 4G
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Appium
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) MSTest
6 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (16.67%) Billing
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Tester
3 5 (13.89%) BSS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) OSS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Integration Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SOAP
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Validation
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) V-Model
8 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.56%) API Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Siebel
2 5 (13.89%) EMC
3 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
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