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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 59 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.21% 0.45% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.54% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £422 £338 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £328 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £348 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
664 737 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.10% 82.44% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 545 531
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Reuters
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
3 2 (18.18%) Volume Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Case Management
3 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) HSRP
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) PPP
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) XML Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Case Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
3 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Volume Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PDM
4 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Reuters
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle