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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 114 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.31% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.41% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Median daily rate £450 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £160 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
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
1945 2210 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.94% 77.33% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1263 1261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 May 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 May 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
Hertfordshire +13 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £425 +8.97% 2
Suffolk - 3 £625 -
Essex -2 2 £450 +181.25%
Bedfordshire - 2 £260 -
Norfolk - 1 £225 -
Test Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
1 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
1 10 (27.78%) Defect Management
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) QA
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) MS Office
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (11.11%) JIRA
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Data Quality

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 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
1 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Environment Manager
5 3 (8.33%) HR Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Defect Management
1 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
1 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
2 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) NetSuite