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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 54 66
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £310 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.65%
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
479 471 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 73.48% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 245 340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £50.10 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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