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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 116 119 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.37% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +46.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
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
1810 1988 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.19% 76.67% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1146 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +13 8 £425 -
Test Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Regression Testing
3 16 (64.00%) QA
3 16 (64.00%) Release Management
4 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Validation
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) AIX
7 6 (24.00%) Solaris
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (24.00%) Dell
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (24.00%) Control-M
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) Line Management
10 2 (8.00%) SAP
10 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2

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

Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (4.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) HR Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Test Manager
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) HR Manager
6 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Finance Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Testing Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) AIX
1 6 (24.00%) Solaris
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Regression Testing
2 16 (64.00%) Release Management
3 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Validation
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Line Management
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft