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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 65 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 1.45% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.86% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 18
Median daily rate £300 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
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
690 970 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.44% 77.91% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 476 552
Median daily rate £430 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 55
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £10.00 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 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 +5 4 £300 - 2
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) MSTest
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) E-Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle