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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 109 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.63% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
Average daily rate £295 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -24.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 9 £295 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £500 +42.85% 2
Essex -5 3 £219 -48.52% 1
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
Test Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) HP
2 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
2 9 (26.47%) SDLC
2 9 (26.47%) Defect Management
3 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 8 (23.53%) QA
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) SAP
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) FogBugz
8 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
8 3 (8.82%) FMCG
8 3 (8.82%) JIRA
8 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB
8 3 (8.82%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.82%) FogBugz
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) SAP Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Manual Tester
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) FMCG
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) AIX
2 2 (5.88%) HPUX
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Defect Management
2 9 (26.47%) SDLC
2 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
7 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.88%) Information Management
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) HP
2 7 (20.59%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Perforce
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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