The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 54 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £234 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
Test Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 432 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.75% 67.50% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 227 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Hertfordshire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
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