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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 16 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.54% 1.33% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 1.52% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£450 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £600
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 £57.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -3.70%
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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
82 197 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 72.57% 87.17% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 160 123
Average daily rate £550 £495 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £41.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
5 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Equities
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) EMIR
2 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft