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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 0.25% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.30% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £325 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £328 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £348 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +62.96%

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
600 657 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.08% 83.48% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 505 510
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 9
Median hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) PPP
4 2 (20.00%) Reuters
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) HSRP
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) PPP
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) HSRP
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) RS-232
3 1 (10.00%) RS-422
3 1 (10.00%) RTP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) XML Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) PDM
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle