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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 110 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Median daily rate £255 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.75 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
2002 2434 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.29% 77.69% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1465 1501
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 172 153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +17 10 £255 -16.39%
Cambridgeshire +23 2 £320 +11.30%
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £600 +84.61% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Test Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) QA
2 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Release Management
4 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.75%) SAP
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) AIX
10 3 (9.38%) Solaris
10 3 (9.38%) Control-M
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (9.38%) HP
10 3 (9.38%) Dell
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) Line Management
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
10 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Maximo
2 1 (3.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) TestPartner
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) HR Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Manager
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Finance Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Facilities Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) AIX
1 3 (9.38%) Solaris
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
2 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Release Management
3 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Line Management
8 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Control-M
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) NetSuite