The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.92% 1.48% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.85% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £370 £463 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £363 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +62.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 378 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.95% 79.75% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 216 201
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Gloucestershire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucester -1 3 £425 -15.00%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (18.75%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Lead
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) Basel II
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) SAP