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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 87 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 1.70% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.09% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 1
Median daily rate £325 £318 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +111.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £393
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.37%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1323 1532 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.96% 81.58% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 966 860
Median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £537 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 71
Median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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
Southampton 0 3 £388 +29.16%
Winchester -1 3 £325 -
Hook +10 1 £475 -
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 18 (54.55%) HP
1 18 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
3 13 (39.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (36.36%) 4G
4 12 (36.36%) LTE
4 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) JIRA
8 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.12%) Linux
9 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.12%) System Testing
9 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
10 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) SFIA
10 3 (9.09%) JBoss
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 3 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) 4G
1 12 (36.36%) LTE
2 11 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) MVNO
3 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) CRM Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) E-Business Manager
6 1 (3.03%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Validation Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
5 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) SFIA
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) People Management
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 13 (39.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.03%) Huawei
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Virgin Media