The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 58 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.07% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
492 466 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.11% 75.65% 68.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 236 298
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.55 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Test Management
East of England

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
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 25 July 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
1 3 (75.00%) GGSN
1 3 (75.00%) SGSN
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Agilent
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) GGSN
1 3 (75.00%) SGSN
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Agilent
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks