The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 76 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 1.00% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.22% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 25
Median daily rate £295 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.16% +24.61%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 822 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.43% 82.28% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 431 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £294 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 1 £295 -32.57%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) UAT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle