The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 128 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.50% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £353 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £62.75
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -52.19%
Test Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2165 1659 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.53% 68.36% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 898 1081
Average daily rate £420 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 155 183
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +33.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the East of England region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Test Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 4 £310 +4.20%
Bedfordshire - 2 £364 -
Suffolk -1 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -10 1 £403 +69.47% 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 14 (45.16%) Migration
3 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
4 10 (32.26%) ETL
5 9 (29.03%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
5 9 (29.03%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
6 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.68%) AIX
9 3 (9.68%) HPUX
9 3 (9.68%) Solaris
9 3 (9.68%) Linux
9 3 (9.68%) Python
9 3 (9.68%) SAP
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.23%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Test Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Build Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Integration Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.23%) UAT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) AIX
2 3 (9.68%) HPUX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) ETL
3 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
4 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Tcl
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Korn
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
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