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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 61 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 22 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.87% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.26% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 1
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£213 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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
880 792 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.83% 74.93% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 411 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
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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
High Wycombe - 8 £229 - 5
Milton Keynes +2 4 £425 +41.66%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) QA
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 11 (34.38%) ISEB
6 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) Retail
12 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.38%) Banking
12 3 (9.38%) Summit
12 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
12 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Oracle
12 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
12 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
13 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
13 2 (6.25%) Analytics
13 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.25%) HP
13 2 (6.25%) C
13 2 (6.25%) Java

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Summit
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) QA Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Quality Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) V-Model
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) HP
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