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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / London
Rank 318 290 289
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 87 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 90 72
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
16402 17918 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.65% 84.94% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11857 12783 12516
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 219 200
Median hourly rate £31.47 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -11 12 £450 -5.26%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £365 -
Bromley +7 1 £700 +80.64% 2
Croydon -5 1 £383 +40.36%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (37.27%) Finance
3 42 (26.09%) Test Strategy
4 40 (24.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (22.36%) Banking
5 36 (22.36%) JIRA
6 34 (21.12%) SQL
7 33 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (20.50%) Test Scripting
8 30 (18.63%) Regression Testing
9 28 (17.39%) QA
10 26 (16.15%) Oracle
11 25 (15.53%) HP
11 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
11 25 (15.53%) Functional Testing
12 24 (14.91%) ISTQB
13 23 (14.29%) ISEB
13 23 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.80%) Selenium
16 18 (11.18%) Non-Functional Testing
16 18 (11.18%) Defect Management
17 17 (10.56%) Software Testing
17 17 (10.56%) Java
17 17 (10.56%) PRINCE2
17 17 (10.56%) Unix
18 16 (9.94%) SAP
18 16 (9.94%) HP UFT
18 16 (9.94%) Migration
18 16 (9.94%) 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 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.48%) DataSynapse
5 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.62%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (5.59%) MS Project
3 8 (4.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.48%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Magento
5 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Slack
3 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) 4G
2 2 (1.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.24%) Intranet
2 2 (1.24%) LAN
2 2 (1.24%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.24%) VPN
2 2 (1.24%) WAN
2 2 (1.24%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) BGP
3 1 (0.62%) HSRP
3 1 (0.62%) MPLS
3 1 (0.62%) OSPF
3 1 (0.62%) PPP
3 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.35%) Big Data
3 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.24%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.24%) MySQL
7 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.62%) DataStage
8 1 (0.62%) GIS
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) OLTP
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (22.36%) JIRA
2 19 (11.80%) Selenium
3 16 (9.94%) HP UFT
4 13 (8.07%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.73%) Zephyr
7 5 (3.11%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.48%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.48%) JMeter
8 4 (2.48%) NUnit
8 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.48%) TestRail
8 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.86%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.86%) MSTest
9 3 (1.86%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (37.27%) Finance
2 36 (22.36%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Advertising
5 4 (2.48%) Front Office
5 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Back Office
6 3 (1.86%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (40.99%) Test Manager
2 33 (20.50%) Analyst
3 27 (16.77%) Test Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Test Leader
5 13 (8.07%) Programme Manager
5 13 (8.07%) Programme Test Manager
5 13 (8.07%) Test Programme Manager
6 9 (5.59%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) Developer
6 9 (5.59%) Tester
7 8 (4.97%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) ERP Manager
9 6 (3.73%) SAP Manager
9 6 (3.73%) SAP Test Manager
10 5 (3.11%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) .NET
2 8 (4.97%) Web Services
3 7 (4.35%) XML
4 6 (3.73%) SOAP
5 4 (2.48%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.24%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.24%) REST
6 2 (1.24%) RESTful
7 1 (0.62%) HTML
7 1 (0.62%) HTML5
7 1 (0.62%) JSON
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.62%) RESTEasy
7 1 (0.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.62%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.48%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.86%) LIMS
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.24%) Equities
6 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.24%) iPad
6 2 (1.24%) Life Science
6 2 (1.24%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.62%) CCTV
7 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) HoloLens
7 1 (0.62%) IVR
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.56%) Unix
2 12 (7.45%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) Mac OS
3 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.24%) Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.09%) Test Strategy
3 40 (24.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (20.50%) Test Scripting
4 33 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (18.63%) Regression Testing
6 25 (15.53%) Functional Testing
6 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
7 23 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 18 (11.18%) Defect Management
8 18 (11.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (10.56%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.56%) Software Testing
10 16 (9.94%) DevOps
10 16 (9.94%) Migration
11 15 (9.32%) Change Management
11 15 (9.32%) ITIL
11 15 (9.32%) Project Management
11 15 (9.32%) Risk Management
11 15 (9.32%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.12%) SQL
2 17 (10.56%) Java
3 10 (6.21%) C#
4 9 (5.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.48%) AWK
6 4 (2.48%) Perl
6 4 (2.48%) Scala
7 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.86%) Python
7 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.24%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) Go
9 1 (0.62%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) ISTQB
2 23 (14.29%) ISEB
3 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) Degree
4 6 (3.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.11%) MAPM
5 5 (3.11%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.11%) PMP
5 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.24%) SDET
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) MiFID
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) XenApp
1 4 (2.48%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Firmware
2 1 (0.62%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.86%) Control-M
2 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.24%) Ambari
3 2 (1.24%) collectd
3 2 (1.24%) Grafana
3 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (16.15%) Oracle
2 25 (15.53%) HP
3 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.94%) SAP
5 5 (3.11%) IBM
5 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.48%) Reuters
7 3 (1.86%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.24%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.24%) BMC
8 2 (1.24%) Compuware
8 2 (1.24%) Empirix
8 2 (1.24%) Informatica
8 2 (1.24%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.24%) Splunk
8 2 (1.24%) Workday
8 2 (1.24%) Xamarin
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2i Resourcing
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago