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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 157 133 165
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +32
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £364 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £565 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.37% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Test Management
London

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
2778 2911 4721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 83.94% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2333 3697
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 £350 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £647 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.20 £38.00
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 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 4 December 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 4 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Back Office
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) IVR

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:

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
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (5.00%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.00%) MSTest
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior OBIEE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Lead
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) IVR
1 2 (10.00%) Life Science
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) ATDD
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cerner
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Pega
3 1 (5.00%) WorldPay