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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 164 158 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.72% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 22
Median daily rate £424 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £393 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
Test Management
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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
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
4 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) QA
6 5 (17.24%) ISEB
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
6 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
7 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum

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 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Test Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) QA Manager
4 3 (10.34%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (10.34%) UAT Manager
4 3 (10.34%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) IVR
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Smartcard
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) DTCC
3 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
5 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) ATDD
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) VBScript
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
2 1 (3.45%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Cerner
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Murex
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Pega
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) WorldPay
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