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 1 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 63 62 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 1.09% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.38% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
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£431 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £271 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £513
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 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +9.67%
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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
671 651 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.93% 78.81% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 460 198
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) User Experience
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Maximo
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Sun