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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 178 185 161
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Test Management 17 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.58% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 35
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£425 £386 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% -22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £490 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +14.84%
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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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (38.60%) Banking
1 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
2 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (26.32%) Finance
3 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.32%) ISEB
4 14 (24.56%) Investment Banking
5 13 (22.81%) Project Management
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (17.54%) QA
8 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 9 (15.79%) SAP
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle
9 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.04%) Derivative
9 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) JIRA
10 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.28%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (12.28%) HP
11 6 (10.53%) MS Office
11 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
11 6 (10.53%) Logistics
11 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (8.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
12 5 (8.77%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.75%) FileNet
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) 2G
1 1 (1.75%) PSTN
1 1 (1.75%) 3G
1 1 (1.75%) SS7
1 1 (1.75%) TCAP
1 1 (1.75%) ISUP
1 1 (1.75%) SCCP
1 1 (1.75%) INAP
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.75%) TestNG
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.75%) TestLink
General
1 22 (38.60%) Banking
2 15 (26.32%) Finance
3 14 (24.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Test Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Test Leader
3 7 (12.28%) SAP Test Manager
3 7 (12.28%) SAP Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Test Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) UAT Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) UAT Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) XML
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) CGI
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) JTA
3 1 (1.75%) XSD
3 1 (1.75%) XSLT
3 1 (1.75%) JMS
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) JPA
3 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Derivative
2 5 (8.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
2 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.81%) Project Management
5 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.28%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) Logistics
10 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.77%) Scrum
10 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.77%) Functional Testing
11 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
12 3 (5.26%) ETL
12 3 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.51%) VBA
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) ISEB
2 7 (12.28%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Murex
4 5 (8.77%) Calypso
5 4 (7.02%) IBM
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.26%) WorldPay
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Sybase
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.75%) Netezza
8 1 (1.75%) Teradata
8 1 (1.75%) Comverse
8 1 (1.75%) Vertica
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago