The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
Test Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.67% 87.50% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 64
Average daily rate £438 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Luton region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Luton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Taleo
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 3 (33.33%) FogBugz
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 2 (22.22%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Migration Manager
4 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu