The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 71 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.76% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.96% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £365 £520 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.80% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £564 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
Test Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
762 730 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.74% 79.43% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 581 487
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Bristol region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) PPP
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) RTP
6 2 (12.50%) Validation

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) PPP
1 2 (12.50%) RS-232
1 2 (12.50%) RS-422
1 2 (12.50%) RTP
1 2 (12.50%) SNMP
1 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) HSRP
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
2 1 (6.25%) TestRail
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Expert
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM