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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 106 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.00% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £363 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £468 £400
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
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
1550 1695 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.62% 81.29% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1088 881
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 80 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 - 5 £325 -
Southampton +12 1 £400 +14.28%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Selenium
5 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Load Testing
8 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) ISEB
8 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) SaaS
10 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell

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 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 3 (9.38%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
4 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) TestComplete
6 3 (9.38%) WATIR
7 2 (6.25%) Appium
7 2 (6.25%) RubyMine
7 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
7 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) Testopia
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Test Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) QC Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Qt
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (21.88%) BDD
4 7 (21.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) System Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.75%) ISEB
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Telerik
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Pega
5 1 (3.13%) Rally
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com