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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 68 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £401
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 73.68% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 362 289
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (6.25%) Telerik
8 1 (6.25%) Billing
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) GGSN
1 1 (6.25%) SGSN
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik
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