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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 338 273 320
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +47
Contract jobs citing Test Management 101 154 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 93 72
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
19782 19164 19773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.77% 82.40% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 13656 13744
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 216 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 15 £490 +8.88% 7
Brentford +1 2 £245 -24.76%
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -3 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 80 (36.87%) Finance
2 72 (33.18%) Test Strategy
3 71 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (24.88%) Banking
6 51 (23.50%) Defect Management
7 48 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
8 45 (20.74%) Test Scripting
9 44 (20.28%) ISEB
10 38 (17.51%) QA
11 37 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (17.05%) HP
12 30 (13.82%) System Integration Testing
13 29 (13.36%) Test Automation
14 27 (12.44%) Selenium
14 27 (12.44%) ISTQB
15 26 (11.98%) SQL
16 25 (11.52%) SAP
16 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
16 25 (11.52%) JIRA
16 25 (11.52%) Retail
17 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
17 24 (11.06%) Waterfall
18 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
18 23 (10.60%) Project Management
19 22 (10.14%) Performance Testing
20 20 (9.22%) PRINCE2
21 19 (8.76%) Validation
21 19 (8.76%) Change Management
21 19 (8.76%) Test Planning

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.84%) CMS
3 3 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.38%) Confluence
4 2 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.61%) MS Office
3 8 (3.69%) MS Project
4 7 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.46%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) Intranet
2 2 (0.92%) VPN
3 1 (0.46%) Network Security
3 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.46%) VLAN
3 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.76%) Big Data
3 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) OLAP
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (12.44%) Selenium
2 25 (11.52%) JIRA
3 16 (7.37%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.45%) LoadRunner
5 12 (5.53%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.61%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.15%) Zephyr
8 8 (3.69%) JMeter
8 8 (3.69%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.23%) JUnit
10 6 (2.76%) TestDirector
11 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.30%) WATIR
12 4 (1.84%) NUnit
12 4 (1.84%) Sahi
13 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.92%) Maven
14 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (36.87%) Finance
2 54 (24.88%) Banking
3 25 (11.52%) Retail
4 14 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.23%) Front Office
5 7 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.30%) Back Office
7 5 (2.30%) Legal
7 5 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.84%) Games
9 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.92%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (48.39%) Test Manager
2 39 (17.97%) Analyst
3 28 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 17 (7.83%) SAP Manager
4 17 (7.83%) SAP Test Manager
5 16 (7.37%) UAT Manager
6 15 (6.91%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.91%) Test Leader
6 15 (6.91%) UAT Test Manager
7 13 (5.99%) Programme Manager
7 13 (5.99%) Programme Test Manager
7 13 (5.99%) Test Programme Manager
8 11 (5.07%) Tester
9 7 (3.23%) Transformation Manager
10 6 (2.76%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Consultant
11 5 (2.30%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (2.30%) Performance Manager
11 5 (2.30%) Performance Test Manager
11 5 (2.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.53%) XML
2 11 (5.07%) SOAP
2 11 (5.07%) Web Services
3 9 (4.15%) Gherkin
4 6 (2.76%) .NET
5 3 (1.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.46%) Ajax
7 1 (0.46%) HTML
7 1 (0.46%) J2EE
7 1 (0.46%) LAMP
7 1 (0.46%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.46%) Spring
7 1 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.46%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.76%) FMCG
5 5 (2.30%) EPoS
5 5 (2.30%) Equities
5 5 (2.30%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.84%) Derivative
6 4 (1.84%) IVR
6 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.84%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.38%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.92%) iPad
8 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.92%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.15%) Unix
2 7 (3.23%) Linux
2 7 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.46%) Android
3 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.18%) Test Strategy
2 71 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (23.50%) Defect Management
5 45 (20.74%) Test Scripting
6 37 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (13.82%) System Integration Testing
8 29 (13.36%) Test Automation
9 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
9 24 (11.06%) Waterfall
10 23 (10.60%) Project Management
11 22 (10.14%) Performance Testing
12 20 (9.22%) PRINCE2
13 19 (8.76%) Change Management
13 19 (8.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 19 (8.76%) Test Planning
13 19 (8.76%) Validation
14 17 (7.83%) Functional Testing
14 17 (7.83%) Manual Testing
15 16 (7.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.98%) SQL
2 16 (7.37%) Java
3 6 (2.76%) C#
3 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.30%) Ruby
5 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.84%) VBScript
6 3 (1.38%) C
6 3 (1.38%) PHP
7 2 (0.92%) COBOL
7 2 (0.92%) Python
7 2 (0.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (20.28%) ISEB
2 27 (12.44%) ISTQB
3 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.37%) PMP
5 14 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.30%) Degree
9 4 (1.84%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.38%) MAPM
11 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.51%) QA
2 9 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.23%) GxP
4 2 (0.92%) MiFID
5 1 (0.46%) Basel II
5 1 (0.46%) Basel III
5 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (17.05%) HP
2 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.52%) SAP
3 8 (3.69%) Oracle
4 4 (1.84%) Reuters
4 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe
5 2 (0.92%) ATG
5 2 (0.92%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.92%) Google
5 2 (0.92%) hybris
5 2 (0.92%) Murex
5 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.92%) Sybase
5 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.92%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Calypso
6 1 (0.46%) Cerner
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
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