The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, 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 15 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.56% 0.97% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.27% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £475 £440 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.76%
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
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 79 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 73.44% 76.70% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 140
Average daily rate £518 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.25 £22.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% +139.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle