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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 295 240 252
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 107 169 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.75% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 112 98
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£425 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 - £33.25
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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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 18 £480 +6.66% 4
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 103 (39.92%) Test Strategy
2 85 (32.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 81 (31.40%) Finance
4 77 (29.84%) Banking
5 62 (24.03%) QA
6 54 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
8 47 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (17.83%) Investment Banking
9 46 (17.83%) Project Management
10 44 (17.05%) ISEB
11 41 (15.89%) Test Scripting
12 34 (13.18%) SQL
13 33 (12.79%) Risk Management
14 31 (12.02%) Software Testing
15 30 (11.63%) HP
16 29 (11.24%) SAP
17 26 (10.08%) ISTQB
18 25 (9.69%) Test Planning
19 24 (9.30%) Test Automation
20 23 (8.91%) MS Excel
21 22 (8.53%) Automated Testing
21 22 (8.53%) JIRA
22 21 (8.14%) Security Testing
22 21 (8.14%) QuickTest Pro
23 20 (7.75%) Derivative
24 19 (7.36%) Regression Testing
24 19 (7.36%) Migration
24 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
24 19 (7.36%) XML

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.16%) SugarCRM
3 3 (1.16%) Drupal
3 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Lync
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.39%) FileNet
5 1 (0.39%) Mule
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.43%) MS Office
3 11 (4.26%) MS Project
4 10 (3.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.55%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.78%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.78%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.78%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Agresso
4 1 (0.39%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.39%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) Internet
2 4 (1.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) GSM
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) Extranet
3 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.16%) DB2
3 3 (1.16%) DataStage
3 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.39%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) QlikView
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (8.53%) JIRA
2 21 (8.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (5.81%) LoadRunner
4 12 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.26%) Selenium
6 8 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.10%) NeoLoad
7 6 (2.33%) Subversion
8 5 (1.94%) eggPlant
8 5 (1.94%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.55%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.55%) JMeter
9 4 (1.55%) JUnit
10 3 (1.16%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.16%) Maven
11 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.78%) MSTest
11 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 81 (31.40%) Finance
2 77 (29.84%) Banking
3 46 (17.83%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.98%) Retail
5 14 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.49%) Legal
7 7 (2.71%) Front Office
7 7 (2.71%) Back Office
8 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.94%) Law
9 5 (1.94%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.16%) Marketing
11 2 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.78%) Advertising
11 2 (0.78%) Electronics
11 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (53.49%) Test Manager
2 35 (13.57%) Test Leader
3 27 (10.47%) Analyst
4 18 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 17 (6.59%) Tester
6 15 (5.81%) Programme Manager
7 14 (5.43%) SAP Manager
7 14 (5.43%) SAP Test Manager
8 13 (5.04%) Programme Test Manager
9 10 (3.88%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.49%) Head of Testing
11 8 (3.10%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.10%) Consultant
11 8 (3.10%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.33%) Architect
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Test Manager
13 5 (1.94%) Contracts Manager
13 5 (1.94%) Operations Manager
13 5 (1.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) XML
2 14 (5.43%) .NET
3 12 (4.65%) Web Services
4 7 (2.71%) SOAP
5 5 (1.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.55%) J2EE
6 4 (1.55%) FpML
7 3 (1.16%) XML Messaging
7 3 (1.16%) XSD
7 3 (1.16%) REST
7 3 (1.16%) Middleware
8 2 (0.78%) JPA
8 2 (0.78%) XSLT
8 2 (0.78%) HTML
8 2 (0.78%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.78%) JMS
8 2 (0.78%) Spring
8 2 (0.78%) JTA
9 1 (0.39%) Ajax
9 1 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.75%) Derivative
2 13 (5.04%) Equities
3 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.49%) Reference Data
4 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.71%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.33%) Open Source
7 5 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (1.16%) DTV
9 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.78%) Informatics
10 2 (0.78%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.10%) UNIX
2 7 (2.71%) Windows
3 5 (1.94%) Android
4 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.55%) Linux
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.92%) Test Strategy
2 85 (32.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 54 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (17.83%) Project Management
6 41 (15.89%) Test Scripting
7 33 (12.79%) Risk Management
8 31 (12.02%) Software Testing
9 25 (9.69%) Test Planning
10 24 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 22 (8.53%) Automated Testing
12 21 (8.14%) Security Testing
13 19 (7.36%) Performance Testing
13 19 (7.36%) Migration
13 19 (7.36%) Regression Testing
13 19 (7.36%) Manual Testing
13 19 (7.36%) System Testing
14 17 (6.59%) Integration Testing
14 17 (6.59%) TDD
14 17 (6.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.18%) SQL
2 14 (5.43%) Java
3 7 (2.71%) C#
3 7 (2.71%) VBA
3 7 (2.71%) Python
4 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.33%) Ruby
4 6 (2.33%) C
5 4 (1.55%) PHP
5 4 (1.55%) VB
6 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) VBScript
7 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (17.05%) ISEB
2 26 (10.08%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (3.88%) Degree
6 5 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) PMP
9 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) CCA
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (24.03%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) EMIR
3 4 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.55%) FATCA
4 2 (0.78%) Basel III
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 48 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (11.63%) HP
2 29 (11.24%) SAP
3 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.20%) Oracle
5 12 (4.65%) Murex
6 9 (3.49%) Calypso
7 7 (2.71%) IBM
8 4 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.16%) Kofax
10 2 (0.78%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.78%) Charles River
10 2 (0.78%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco
10 2 (0.78%) Compuware
10 2 (0.78%) Fidessa
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