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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / London
Rank 329 299 296
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 79 116 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.66% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 76 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
16163 17637 17170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 84.21% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11680 12514 12406
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 214 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -25 10 £438 +2.94% 2
Croydon -12 1 £383 +40.36%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 71 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (33.77%) Finance
3 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (23.18%) SQL
4 35 (23.18%) Test Scripting
5 34 (22.52%) Test Strategy
6 32 (21.19%) Banking
7 29 (19.21%) JIRA
8 28 (18.54%) QA
8 28 (18.54%) Regression Testing
9 26 (17.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (16.56%) Functional Testing
11 24 (15.89%) Oracle
11 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
12 22 (14.57%) HP
12 22 (14.57%) ISTQB
13 21 (13.91%) Waterfall
14 19 (12.58%) ISEB
15 18 (11.92%) Defect Management
16 17 (11.26%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (11.26%) Test Automation
16 17 (11.26%) Java
16 17 (11.26%) Unix
16 17 (11.26%) Selenium
16 17 (11.26%) Scrum
17 16 (10.60%) TDD
17 16 (10.60%) Migration
17 16 (10.60%) Risk Management
17 16 (10.60%) Project Management
17 16 (10.60%) DevOps

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 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.66%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 9 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.64%) MS Project
5 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.66%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.65%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.66%) Magento
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.66%) GitHub
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Slack
2 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) 4G
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Intranet
2 2 (1.32%) LAN
2 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.32%) VPN
2 2 (1.32%) WAN
2 2 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (0.66%) BGP
3 1 (0.66%) HSRP
3 1 (0.66%) MPLS
3 1 (0.66%) OSPF
3 1 (0.66%) PPP
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.64%) Big Data
2 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.99%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.66%) GIS
5 1 (0.66%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) OLTP
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) JIRA
2 17 (11.26%) Selenium
3 15 (9.93%) HP UFT
4 14 (9.27%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.64%) Zephyr
8 6 (3.97%) JMeter
8 6 (3.97%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.31%) NUnit
9 5 (3.31%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.65%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.65%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.99%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.99%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.99%) MSTest
11 3 (1.99%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (33.77%) Finance
2 32 (21.19%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Back Office
4 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Legal
5 5 (3.31%) Games
6 4 (2.65%) Advertising
6 4 (2.65%) Front Office
6 4 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (36.42%) Test Manager
2 30 (19.87%) Analyst
3 24 (15.89%) Test Analyst
4 17 (11.26%) Test Leader
5 11 (7.28%) Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Programme Manager
6 10 (6.62%) Programme Test Manager
6 10 (6.62%) Test Programme Manager
6 10 (6.62%) Tester
7 8 (5.30%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) ERP Manager
10 5 (3.31%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.31%) SAP Test Manager
10 5 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Functional Test Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.65%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) .NET
2 10 (6.62%) Web Services
3 8 (5.30%) XML
4 7 (4.64%) SOAP
5 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.99%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.99%) REST
7 1 (0.66%) Ajax
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) JSON
7 1 (0.66%) LAMP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.66%) RESTEasy
7 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.31%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.65%) EPoS
5 4 (2.65%) Grid Computing
5 4 (2.65%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.65%) Statistics
5 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.99%) LIMS
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) IVR
7 2 (1.32%) Life Science
7 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.66%) CCTV
8 1 (0.66%) Derivative
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Unix
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 5 (3.31%) Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (23.18%) Test Scripting
4 34 (22.52%) Test Strategy
5 28 (18.54%) Regression Testing
6 26 (17.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (16.56%) Functional Testing
8 21 (13.91%) Waterfall
9 18 (11.92%) Defect Management
10 17 (11.26%) Scrum
10 17 (11.26%) Test Automation
11 16 (10.60%) DevOps
11 16 (10.60%) Migration
11 16 (10.60%) Project Management
11 16 (10.60%) Risk Management
11 16 (10.60%) TDD
12 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
12 14 (9.27%) Change Management
12 14 (9.27%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (8.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) SQL
2 17 (11.26%) Java
3 9 (5.96%) C#
3 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.65%) AWK
5 4 (2.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.65%) Scala
6 3 (1.99%) Python
6 3 (1.99%) Ruby
6 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) Go
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) ISTQB
2 19 (12.58%) ISEB
3 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (3.31%) Degree
5 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.65%) MAPM
6 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.65%) PMP
6 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) MBA
9 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.54%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.66%) GxP
3 1 (0.66%) MiFID
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) XenApp
1 4 (2.65%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.99%) Control-M
3 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.66%) Ambari
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.66%) collectd
4 1 (0.66%) Grafana
4 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
1 24 (15.89%) Oracle
2 22 (14.57%) HP
3 15 (9.93%) SAP
4 5 (3.31%) Reuters
5 4 (2.65%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.65%) DataSynapse
5 4 (2.65%) IBM
5 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.99%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) Compuware
7 2 (1.32%) Empirix
7 2 (1.32%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.32%) Workday
7 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.66%) ATG
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
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