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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 273 299 269
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing Test Management 131 113 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 70 84
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£450 £404 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £500 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +9.67%
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
17301 17602 17062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.55% 78.17% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12225 12631 11743
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 226 262
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 19 £475 +26.66% 4
Brentford +3 4 £450 +56.52% 1
Canary Wharf -7 3 £475 -
Croydon - 2 £444 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 79 (33.47%) Finance
1 79 (33.47%) Test Strategy
2 64 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 59 (25.00%) Banking
4 54 (22.88%) QA
5 51 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (17.37%) HP Quality Center
7 40 (16.95%) SAP
8 39 (16.53%) SQL
9 38 (16.10%) Project Management
9 38 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (12.71%) Investment Banking
11 29 (12.29%) Software Testing
12 28 (11.86%) ISEB
12 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 28 (11.86%) Test Automation
13 26 (11.02%) Test Scripting
14 24 (10.17%) Retail
15 23 (9.75%) Integration Testing
16 22 (9.32%) JIRA
16 22 (9.32%) SDLC
17 21 (8.90%) Migration
18 20 (8.47%) Oracle
19 19 (8.05%) .NET
19 19 (8.05%) Risk Management
19 19 (8.05%) ISTQB
19 19 (8.05%) Performance Testing
20 18 (7.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
20 18 (7.63%) System Integration Testing
20 18 (7.63%) HP

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 8 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.69%) CMS
3 3 (1.27%) Drupal
3 3 (1.27%) SugarCRM
4 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.42%) FileNet
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.51%) MS Office
3 7 (2.97%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) thinkFolio
1 4 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.69%) Markit EDM
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.69%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (1.27%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) Agresso
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.12%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) 2G
3 1 (0.42%) PSTN
3 1 (0.42%) TCAP
3 1 (0.42%) ISUP
3 1 (0.42%) SCCP
3 1 (0.42%) INAP
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Extranet
3 1 (0.42%) SS7
3 1 (0.42%) 3G
3 1 (0.42%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.42%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.85%) DataStage
4 2 (0.85%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.85%) DB2
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (9.32%) JIRA
2 13 (5.51%) Cucumber
2 13 (5.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.97%) Selenium
4 6 (2.54%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.69%) Zephyr
5 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.69%) JUnit
5 4 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.27%) Maven
6 3 (1.27%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.85%) TestNG
7 2 (0.85%) MSTest
7 2 (0.85%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.85%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.85%) Calabash
General
1 79 (33.47%) Finance
2 59 (25.00%) Banking
3 30 (12.71%) Investment Banking
4 24 (10.17%) Retail
5 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.24%) Back Office
7 8 (3.39%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.39%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.54%) Billing
9 4 (1.69%) Front Office
9 4 (1.69%) Legal
9 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.27%) Publishing
10 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.85%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Marketing
12 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (55.08%) Test Manager
2 30 (12.71%) Analyst
3 23 (9.75%) Test Analyst
4 22 (9.32%) Test Leader
5 16 (6.78%) SAP Manager
5 16 (6.78%) SAP Test Manager
6 15 (6.36%) Programme Manager
7 14 (5.93%) Tester
7 14 (5.93%) Programme Test Manager
8 9 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.81%) Consultant
8 9 (3.81%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Head of Testing
9 8 (3.39%) Senior Test Manager
10 7 (2.97%) Architect
10 7 (2.97%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.97%) UAT Test Manager
10 7 (2.97%) UAT Manager
11 6 (2.54%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.54%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.05%) .NET
2 16 (6.78%) XML
3 13 (5.51%) Web Services
4 5 (2.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.69%) SOAP
5 4 (1.69%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.27%) XSD
6 3 (1.27%) CGI
6 3 (1.27%) Middleware
6 3 (1.27%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.27%) REST
7 2 (0.85%) JPA
7 2 (0.85%) JMS
7 2 (0.85%) HTML
7 2 (0.85%) XSLT
7 2 (0.85%) J2EE
7 2 (0.85%) Spring
7 2 (0.85%) JTA
8 1 (0.42%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.66%) Equities
3 10 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (4.24%) Derivative
4 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.54%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.27%) Statistics
7 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.27%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.85%) Informatics
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) UNIX
2 10 (4.24%) Windows
3 3 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (0.85%) Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.47%) Test Strategy
2 64 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.10%) Project Management
4 38 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (12.29%) Software Testing
6 28 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 26 (11.02%) Test Scripting
8 23 (9.75%) Integration Testing
9 22 (9.32%) SDLC
10 21 (8.90%) Migration
11 19 (8.05%) Risk Management
11 19 (8.05%) Performance Testing
12 18 (7.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 18 (7.63%) System Integration Testing
13 17 (7.20%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.78%) Test Planning
15 15 (6.36%) CRM
16 14 (5.93%) Change Management
16 14 (5.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.53%) SQL
2 12 (5.08%) Java
3 7 (2.97%) VBA
4 6 (2.54%) C
4 6 (2.54%) C#
5 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.69%) Ruby
6 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.27%) PHP
6 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.85%) Python
7 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) COBOL
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (11.86%) ISEB
2 19 (8.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.24%) Degree
4 8 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (22.88%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.27%) EMIR
3 2 (0.85%) Basel III
3 2 (0.85%) FATCA
4 1 (0.42%) GxP
4 1 (0.42%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (17.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (16.95%) SAP
2 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.47%) Oracle
4 18 (7.63%) HP
5 11 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.39%) IBM
7 4 (1.69%) Charles River
7 4 (1.69%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.69%) SimCorp
7 4 (1.69%) Metastorm
8 3 (1.27%) Kofax
8 3 (1.27%) VMware
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.85%) Splunk
9 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.85%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.85%) Murex
9 2 (0.85%) Sybase
10 1 (0.42%) Teradata
10 1 (0.42%) Netezza
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