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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 113 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.33% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £255 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £160 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £378 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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
2038 2458 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.95% 78.91% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1504 1368
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 166 159
Median hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 8 £255 +10.86%
Suffolk - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 -
Norfolk - 2 £225 -
Test Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) QA
3 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
4 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Release Management
5 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
8 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Line Management
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (8.82%) Validation
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) HP
10 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.88%) ITIL
11 2 (5.88%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) TestPartner
2 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) HR Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Finance Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) AIX
1 2 (5.88%) Solaris
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
2 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Release Management
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Validation
9 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Dell
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) NetSuite