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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 102 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 18 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 0.61% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.85% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
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£388 £330 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
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
1625 1415 1292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.28% 72.45% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 824 783
Average daily rate £380 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 60 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +2 6 £350 - 2
Winchester -10 2 £413 +30.95% 1
Farnborough - 2 £475 - 1
Fareham -2 1 £300 -17.24% 2
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (36.67%) HP
3 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (26.67%) ISEB
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (13.33%) Release Management
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) C#
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Finance
8 3 (10.00%) Process Management
8 3 (10.00%) GIS
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) SharePoint

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Appium
3 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) GIS
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Process Management
6 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Android Development
6 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) HP AIS
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP