The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 292 283 292
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Management 135 142 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 93
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
Test Management
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the London region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
City of London -21 24 £500 +7.52% 4
Brentford - 4 £325 -
Docklands, London -5 3 £750 +37.93%
Canary Wharf -10 1 £750 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 104 (37.96%) Finance
2 82 (29.93%) Test Strategy
3 78 (28.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 66 (24.09%) Banking
5 64 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (22.99%) QA
7 48 (17.52%) HP Quality Center
8 47 (17.15%) SQL
9 45 (16.42%) Software Testing
10 43 (15.69%) Project Management
11 40 (14.60%) Test Automation
12 39 (14.23%) Microsoft
13 35 (12.77%) Test Scripting
14 34 (12.41%) SAP
15 32 (11.68%) Oracle
15 32 (11.68%) Investment Banking
16 30 (10.95%) JIRA
17 29 (10.58%) SDLC
18 28 (10.22%) ISEB
19 27 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (9.49%) .NET
21 25 (9.12%) Retail
22 24 (8.76%) Migration
23 22 (8.03%) ISTQB
23 22 (8.03%) HP
23 22 (8.03%) Performance Testing
24 21 (7.66%) Integration Testing
25 20 (7.30%) Waterfall
25 20 (7.30%) Test Planning
25 20 (7.30%) MS Excel

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.73%) CMS
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.36%) Drupal
3 1 (0.36%) WordPress
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.36%) Apache
3 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 20 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.57%) MS Office
3 9 (3.28%) MS Project
4 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.46%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.46%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.46%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (1.46%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.09%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.73%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.73%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.73%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) PSTN
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) 2G
3 1 (0.36%) 4G
3 1 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.36%) Extranet
3 1 (0.36%) 3G
3 1 (0.36%) SS7
3 1 (0.36%) TCAP
3 1 (0.36%) ISUP
3 1 (0.36%) SCCP
3 1 (0.36%) INAP
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.46%) Star Schema
4 4 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) Big Data
5 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.73%) MySQL
6 2 (0.73%) DataStage
6 2 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (0.73%) DB2
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.95%) JIRA
2 19 (6.93%) Cucumber
3 18 (6.57%) HP UFT
4 15 (5.47%) Selenium
5 10 (3.65%) LoadRunner
6 9 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.55%) FitNesse
8 6 (2.19%) Zephyr
9 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.46%) TestDirector
9 4 (1.46%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.73%) JUnit
11 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.73%) Calabash
11 2 (0.73%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.36%) LoadUI
General
1 104 (37.96%) Finance
2 66 (24.09%) Banking
3 32 (11.68%) Investment Banking
4 25 (9.12%) Retail
5 17 (6.20%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.38%) Billing
6 12 (4.38%) Back Office
7 11 (4.01%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.92%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.55%) Legal
10 6 (2.19%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.82%) Front Office
12 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
13 3 (1.09%) Law
13 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (1.09%) Publishing
14 2 (0.73%) Advertising
15 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (55.11%) Test Manager
2 46 (16.79%) Analyst
3 31 (11.31%) Test Analyst
4 25 (9.12%) Test Leader
5 18 (6.57%) Programme Manager
6 17 (6.20%) Programme Test Manager
7 14 (5.11%) Tester
8 13 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.74%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.01%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (3.65%) Consultant
11 9 (3.28%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) QA Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) Senior QA Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) SAP Manager
12 8 (2.92%) SAP Test Manager
12 8 (2.92%) Head of Testing
13 7 (2.55%) UAT Manager
13 7 (2.55%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.49%) .NET
2 13 (4.74%) XML
3 12 (4.38%) Web Services
4 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.55%) Gherkin
5 5 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.46%) Middleware
7 3 (1.09%) XML Messaging
7 3 (1.09%) CGI
8 2 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.73%) HTML
8 2 (0.73%) XSD
8 2 (0.73%) XSLT
9 1 (0.36%) ODBC
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) SOAP
9 1 (0.36%) J2EE
9 1 (0.36%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.36%) LAMP
9 1 (0.36%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.57%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.74%) Derivative
2 13 (4.74%) Equities
2 13 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.55%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.19%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.73%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.73%) FMCG
9 2 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.73%) Statistics
9 2 (0.73%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.73%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.74%) Windows
2 11 (4.01%) UNIX
3 2 (0.73%) Linux
3 2 (0.73%) Android
3 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.93%) Test Strategy
2 78 (28.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 64 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (16.42%) Software Testing
5 43 (15.69%) Project Management
6 40 (14.60%) Test Automation
7 35 (12.77%) Test Scripting
8 29 (10.58%) SDLC
9 27 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.76%) Migration
11 22 (8.03%) Performance Testing
12 21 (7.66%) Integration Testing
13 20 (7.30%) Regression Testing
13 20 (7.30%) Test Planning
13 20 (7.30%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.93%) Change Management
15 18 (6.57%) Functional Testing
16 17 (6.20%) BDD
17 16 (5.84%) System Integration Testing
17 16 (5.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.15%) SQL
2 12 (4.38%) C
3 10 (3.65%) Java
4 9 (3.28%) C#
5 7 (2.55%) Ruby
6 6 (2.19%) VBA
7 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.46%) Perl
8 4 (1.46%) Python
8 4 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) COBOL
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (10.22%) ISEB
2 22 (8.03%) ISTQB
3 16 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.11%) Degree
5 9 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.73%) PMP
9 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.36%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (22.99%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.73%) FATCA
3 2 (0.73%) EMIR
3 2 (0.73%) GxP
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) Basel III
4 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (17.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.41%) SAP
3 32 (11.68%) Oracle
4 22 (8.03%) HP
5 13 (4.74%) IBM
6 10 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.92%) Splunk
8 7 (2.55%) Metastorm
9 4 (1.46%) SimCorp
9 4 (1.46%) Charles River
10 3 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.09%) Netezza
10 3 (1.09%) Teradata
10 3 (1.09%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.09%) Kofax
10 3 (1.09%) OpenText
10 3 (1.09%) VMware
10 3 (1.09%) Vertica
10 3 (1.09%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.73%) Amdocs
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