The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 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 Dorset 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 29 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.43% 2.15% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.92% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 137 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.48% 73.66% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 79 99
Average daily rate £401 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Agresso
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
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