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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 108 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Test Management 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.99% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
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£344 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -
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
1522 1209 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.34% 72.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 741 852
Average daily rate £375 £378 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 103
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 3 £375 -
Winchester - - - - 2
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 6 (26.09%) WSDL
3 6 (26.09%) JMS
3 6 (26.09%) SSL
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Software AG
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 6 (26.09%) SysML
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Process Server
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) SOAP
1 6 (26.09%) XML
1 6 (26.09%) JMS
1 6 (26.09%) WSDL
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) SysML
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
3 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) CAD
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Software AG
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) ATG
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss