The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derbyshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.36% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 143 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 67.92% 62.17% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 75 42
Average daily rate £335 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £72 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £52.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.38% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £29.90 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £56.57 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix