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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 68 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.04% 0.99% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.23% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £413 £295 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £387 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
Test Management
South East

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
881 1054 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.67% 80.03% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 510 520
Median daily rate £403 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Management Hourly 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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 8 £413 +39.83% 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) SAP
4 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Retail
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.00%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Product Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) B2C
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) Temenos
4 1 (5.00%) VMware