The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 31 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.37% 1.70% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.51% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£390 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
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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 Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 199 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 66.91% 67.69% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 110 56
Average daily rate £390 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £43.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft