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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 133 179 185
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 22
Average daily rate £470 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £518 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Test Scripting
3 18 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (34.62%) Finance
4 17 (32.69%) ISEB
5 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (28.85%) HP
7 14 (26.92%) Defect Management
8 13 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 13 (25.00%) C#
8 13 (25.00%) XML
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.15%) .NET
10 11 (21.15%) Scrum
10 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
10 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
10 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
10 11 (21.15%) Gherkin
11 10 (19.23%) TDD
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
12 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.31%) QA
12 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
13 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
13 8 (15.38%) ATDD
13 8 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (15.38%) IVR

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (1.92%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.92%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
3 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.62%) Selenium
6 4 (7.69%) JBehave
7 3 (5.77%) Appium
7 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.85%) Calabash
8 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.85%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.92%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.92%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 4 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Lead
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Lead
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) Gherkin
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) Behat
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) IVR
2 8 (15.38%) Smartcard
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.85%) Fintech
5 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (40.38%) Test Scripting
2 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Defect Management
4 13 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.38%) ATDD
8 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Release Management
10 6 (11.54%) BDD
10 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) VBScript
5 3 (5.77%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) AWK
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) sed
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) ISEB
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SDET
3 1 (1.92%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.92%) MiFID
3 1 (1.92%) SEPA
3 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) HP
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Siebel
4 3 (5.77%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) Reuters
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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