The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
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
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 95 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 74.55% 66.43% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 47
Average daily rate £330 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) SAP