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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 64 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 1.98% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.52% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 4
Average daily rate £421 £335 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.74% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
778 912 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.13% 78.69% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 474 425
Average daily rate £394 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 6 £438 +47.05%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
8 7 (23.33%) Aerospace
9 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
9 6 (20.00%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
10 5 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.33%) VMware
11 4 (13.33%) Validation
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (13.33%) SDLC
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Test Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Product Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Product Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Informatica
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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