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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 311 289 294
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 112 148 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.78% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 87 74
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £315 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -10.29%
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
18244 19010 18944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 81.18% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13325 13507 13410
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 244 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +45 14 £501 +17.76% 7
Brentford +2 4 £245 -24.76%
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +10 2 £538 -28.33%
Croydon -12 2 £438 -1.35%
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £255 -
Hayes - 1 £440 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 91 (37.45%) Finance
2 89 (36.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 73 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (27.57%) Test Strategy
5 56 (23.05%) Test Scripting
5 56 (23.05%) HP Quality Center
6 55 (22.63%) Banking
7 51 (20.99%) ISEB
8 49 (20.16%) QA
9 47 (19.34%) Defect Management
10 45 (18.52%) HP
11 37 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (13.58%) Test Automation
13 31 (12.76%) SQL
14 30 (12.35%) ISTQB
15 29 (11.93%) Performance Testing
15 29 (11.93%) System Integration Testing
16 28 (11.52%) Security Cleared
17 25 (10.29%) Integration Testing
18 24 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 24 (9.88%) Validation
19 23 (9.47%) JIRA
19 23 (9.47%) Selenium
19 23 (9.47%) Waterfall
20 22 (9.05%) Manual Testing
20 22 (9.05%) Retail
20 22 (9.05%) Project Management
21 21 (8.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
22 20 (8.23%) Software Testing
23 19 (7.82%) Change Management

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 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.23%) CMS
3 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.12%) MS Project
3 7 (2.88%) MS Office
4 5 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.41%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.41%) Primavera
4 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Office 365
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Internet
1 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) LAN
2 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
3 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) OLAP
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (9.47%) JIRA
1 23 (9.47%) Selenium
2 17 (7.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (5.35%) HP UFT
4 12 (4.94%) LoadRunner
5 10 (4.12%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.88%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.47%) JMeter
8 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.06%) TestDirector
9 5 (2.06%) Zephyr
10 4 (1.65%) JUnit
11 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.23%) WATIR
12 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.82%) Maven
12 2 (0.82%) NUnit
12 2 (0.82%) Sahi
13 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
General
1 91 (37.45%) Finance
2 55 (22.63%) Banking
3 22 (9.05%) Retail
4 12 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.29%) Front Office
6 6 (2.47%) Legal
6 6 (2.47%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 3 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (53.91%) Test Manager
2 44 (18.11%) Analyst
3 33 (13.58%) Test Analyst
4 17 (7.00%) Programme Manager
4 17 (7.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 17 (7.00%) Test Leader
4 17 (7.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 16 (6.58%) UAT Manager
6 14 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.76%) UAT Test Manager
7 13 (5.35%) SAP Manager
8 12 (4.94%) SAP Test Manager
9 10 (4.12%) Tester
10 8 (3.29%) QA Manager
10 8 (3.29%) QA Test Manager
10 8 (3.29%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.29%) Senior Test Manager
11 7 (2.88%) QA Analyst
11 7 (2.88%) UAT Lead
11 7 (2.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.58%) XML
2 14 (5.76%) Web Services
3 10 (4.12%) Gherkin
3 10 (4.12%) SOAP
4 9 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) Ajax
5 2 (0.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.41%) Spring
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.06%) Derivative
4 5 (2.06%) FMCG
4 5 (2.06%) IVR
4 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.06%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.06%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.65%) Equities
5 4 (1.65%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.82%) PACS
7 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.29%) Unix
2 7 (2.88%) Windows
3 6 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 73 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (27.57%) Test Strategy
4 56 (23.05%) Test Scripting
5 47 (19.34%) Defect Management
6 37 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (13.58%) Test Automation
8 29 (11.93%) Performance Testing
8 29 (11.93%) System Integration Testing
9 25 (10.29%) Integration Testing
10 24 (9.88%) Validation
11 23 (9.47%) Waterfall
12 22 (9.05%) Manual Testing
12 22 (9.05%) Project Management
13 21 (8.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 20 (8.23%) Software Testing
15 19 (7.82%) Change Management
15 19 (7.82%) Functional Testing
15 19 (7.82%) PRINCE2
16 16 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.76%) SQL
2 17 (7.00%) Java
3 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.88%) C#
5 6 (2.47%) C
6 5 (2.06%) VBScript
7 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.23%) Ruby
7 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.82%) COBOL
8 2 (0.82%) PHP
8 2 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (20.99%) ISEB
2 30 (12.35%) ISTQB
3 28 (11.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.00%) DV Cleared
5 15 (6.17%) PMI Certification
6 14 (5.76%) PMP
7 13 (5.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.23%) Degree
9 3 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.82%) MAPM
11 1 (0.41%) AAT
11 1 (0.41%) ACCA
11 1 (0.41%) CIMA
11 1 (0.41%) CIPFA
11 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.16%) QA
2 9 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.47%) GxP
4 2 (0.82%) MiFID
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) FINREP
5 1 (0.41%) HL7
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 56 (23.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (18.52%) HP
2 24 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.82%) Oracle
3 19 (7.82%) SAP
4 5 (2.06%) Calypso
5 4 (1.65%) IBM
5 4 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.65%) Reuters
5 4 (1.65%) Siebel
5 4 (1.65%) Sun
6 3 (1.23%) Adobe
6 3 (1.23%) Citrix
6 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.82%) ATG
7 2 (0.82%) hybris
7 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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