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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 161 172 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Test Management 44 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.71% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 50
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£518 £505 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £62.75
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -52.19%
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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
4529 5467 4844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.78% 76.90% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3520 4052 3657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 68
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.20 £16.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 31 (40.26%) Test Strategy
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Banking
3 29 (37.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
5 19 (24.68%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (23.38%) ISEB
7 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.08%) QA
8 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (19.48%) HP
10 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.18%) MS Office
11 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
11 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (15.58%) MS Project
13 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 10 (12.99%) Derivative
14 10 (12.99%) SQL
15 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
16 8 (10.39%) JIRA
16 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle
16 8 (10.39%) Project Management
16 8 (10.39%) ISEB Practitioner
17 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
17 7 (9.09%) IBM
17 7 (9.09%) UNIX
17 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
17 7 (9.09%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
2 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (15.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Summit
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LAN
1 1 (1.30%) WAN
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.60%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) Behat
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
1 30 (38.96%) Banking
2 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Test Manager
2 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 6 (7.79%) Tester
4 6 (7.79%) Programme Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Head of Testing
5 5 (6.49%) UAT Manager
5 5 (6.49%) UAT Test Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.60%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.30%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.30%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) SOAP
1 3 (3.90%) REST
2 2 (2.60%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Flash
3 1 (1.30%) JMS
3 1 (1.30%) WSDL
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Derivative
2 4 (5.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 4 (5.19%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.60%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.30%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Test Strategy
2 29 (37.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 7 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.49%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.19%) CRM
11 4 (5.19%) Scrum
11 4 (5.19%) Migration
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.60%) VB
3 2 (2.60%) PHP
3 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) ISEB
2 8 (10.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CEH
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CISSP
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) ACCA
7 1 (1.30%) CIMA
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) HP
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) IBM
4 5 (6.49%) Murex
5 4 (5.19%) Calypso
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.30%) Comverse
8 1 (1.30%) SunGard
8 1 (1.30%) Software AG
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