The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank - 46 24
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 268 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 65.16% 69.61% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 196 48
Average daily rate £350 £155 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -51.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -49.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £8.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £30.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Derbyshire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) T-Plan
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) T-Plan