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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 103 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 18 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.90% 1.18% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
Median daily rate £383 £343 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
1573 1742 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.05% 82.48% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1109 938
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 84 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.09 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.47% -30.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Southampton +13 6 £550 +77.41%
Basingstoke +8 3 £283 -
Winchester -1 2 £325 - 1
Fareham - 1 £500 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 10 (33.33%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) ISEB
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
6 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Data Management
6 4 (13.33%) Document Management
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Life Science
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (10.00%) VB
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Management Information System

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 (3.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 4G
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Testopia
3 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 5 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Validation Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Validation Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Payroll Manager
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Qt
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
1 4 (13.33%) Life Science
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Document Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
1 3 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) JDA
3 1 (3.33%) Pega
3 1 (3.33%) Rally
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) SAP