The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 88 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 24 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 0.94% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.29% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate £425 £337 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.11% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £337 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1448 1242 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 69.75% 72.80% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 767 609
Average daily rate £363 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 76 117
Average hourly rate £44.25 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.14% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Hampshire region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -6 5 £545 +61.72% 1
Winchester - 4 £315 -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) HP
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 10 (29.41%) Release Management
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) QA
5 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
6 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 7 (20.59%) VBA
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 6 (17.65%) SAN
7 6 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) JIRA
10 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) Marketing
10 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Toad
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Release Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Platform Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
2 7 (20.59%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
1 10 (29.41%) Release Management
2 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
3 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) System Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) VBA
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) BMC