The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Docklands, London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 24 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.74% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £464 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 131 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 85.47% 89.12% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 134
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Management
London

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 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) EMIR
4 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) EMIR
2 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center