The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £443 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
Test Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 184 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 74.88% 73.31% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 126
Median daily rate £375 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 23
Median hourly rate £24.69 £37.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +125.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Management
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP