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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 54 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
406 476 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 74.96% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 258 240
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Test Management
East of England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) FMCG
4 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Bug Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) W3C
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (9.09%) Maximo
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Manager
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
2 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Bug Management
5 1 (9.09%) Case Management
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM