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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 104 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.31% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £320 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £456 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 9 £355 -5.33%
Newbury -10 5 - -
Windsor - 1 £400 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (24.32%) Unix
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
2 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (21.62%) HP
3 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) SDLC
4 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.22%) Billing
4 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) Siebel
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) LDAP
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
5 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (10.81%) Defect Management

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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) LDAP
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WLAN
4 1 (2.70%) 4G
4 1 (2.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.11%) Appium
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Billing
3 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Test Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Test Leader
4 5 (13.51%) BSS Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) OSS Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Senior BSS Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior OSS Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Integration Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
2 7 (18.92%) SDLC
3 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) Validation
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.81%) V-Model
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 3 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) EMC
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Siebel
3 4 (10.81%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com