The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.33% - 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% - 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +5.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 59 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 84.88% 64.13% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 63
Average daily rate £353 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.76% +32.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle