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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 35 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.34% 0.72% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.93% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £390 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +17.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
Test Management
Berkshire

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
250 214 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 85.32% 77.54% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 108
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £14.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.68 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £125.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) eTOM
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) CMMI
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) eTOM
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) SAP