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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £883 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £840 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
523 481 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.18% 74.46% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 251 297
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 27
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Rickmansworth - 2 £925 -
Watford +1 1 - - 1
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) People Management
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) WSO2
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) G Suite
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) People Management
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) WSO2