The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
London / City of London
Rank 143 119 147
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 1.04% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.23% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 35
Median daily rate £438 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £542 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £399
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2536 2610 4196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.11% 84.96% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2057 3300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +74.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) ATDD
7 3 (15.00%) Back Office
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Java

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Back Office
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
2 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) ATDD
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) HP