The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 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
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 189 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.71% 68.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 97
Average daily rate £315 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Leicester - 1 £250 -
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) SAP