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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 122 166 157
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Management 28 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.79% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 43
Average daily rate £444 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £608 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) Banking
5 14 (28.00%) ISEB
6 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) QA
6 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (18.00%) C#
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle
8 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) HP
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.00%) Java
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 7 (14.00%) XML
10 7 (14.00%) TDD
10 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.00%) BDD
10 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
10 7 (14.00%) Gherkin

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (2.00%) Summit
1 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (2.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) DataStage
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.00%) Appium
4 4 (8.00%) JBehave
4 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.00%) Calabash
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) SilkTest
6 2 (4.00%) WATIR
6 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Test Manager
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Test Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) UAT Lead
5 3 (6.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
1 7 (14.00%) XML
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) Behat
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) IVR
2 4 (8.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) ATDD
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) AWK
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) sed
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SDET
3 1 (2.00%) ISO20022
3 1 (2.00%) SEPA
3 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Siebel
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.00%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.00%) Murex
5 1 (2.00%) OpenText
5 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Perforce
5 1 (2.00%) Qualys
5 1 (2.00%) Reuters
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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