The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 26 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 8.89% 7.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -16.32%
Test Management
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 86.67% 66.67% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 41 31
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 30 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (78.13%) XML
2 25 (78.13%) HP
3 24 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (68.75%) SoapUI
4 22 (68.75%) Defect Management
4 22 (68.75%) SOAP
5 20 (62.50%) XML Messaging
6 19 (59.38%) Use Case
7 17 (53.13%) Unix
8 16 (50.00%) Web Services
8 16 (50.00%) SQL
9 15 (46.88%) Oracle
9 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
10 14 (43.75%) Linux
11 12 (37.50%) Test Planning
11 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
12 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (25.00%) Java
12 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
12 8 (25.00%) Validation
12 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
13 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
13 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
14 6 (18.75%) Scrum
14 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (18.75%) TDD
15 5 (15.63%) SDLC

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) XML Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Messaging Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Tester
7 3 (9.38%) XML Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) XML
2 22 (68.75%) SOAP
3 20 (62.50%) XML Messaging
4 16 (50.00%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) CGI
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Unix
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Defect Management
2 19 (59.38%) Use Case
3 12 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Validation
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) HP
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft