The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 98 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 19 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 1.07% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
Test Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1654 1799 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.43% 79.96% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1099 906
Median daily rate £388 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 86 71
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Basingstoke - 7 £350 -
Southampton +13 3 £358 +2.14%
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Selenium
4 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Automated Testing
7 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.50%) Load Testing
9 7 (17.50%) System Testing
10 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (15.00%) JIRA
10 6 (15.00%) QA
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) ISEB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
3 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.00%) JIRA
5 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.00%) JUnit
6 4 (10.00%) TestComplete
6 4 (10.00%) WATIR
6 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.00%) Appium
8 2 (5.00%) RubyMine
8 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
8 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Subversion
9 1 (2.50%) Testopia
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) QC Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Testing Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) Qt
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 9 (22.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (17.50%) BDD
5 7 (17.50%) Load Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) System Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (15.00%) ISEB
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Remedy
3 4 (10.00%) Telerik
4 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (5.00%) Arqiva
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Pega
6 1 (2.50%) Rally
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com