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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.69% - 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% - 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £260 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
Test Management
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 149 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.57% 91.98% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 113 129
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.65% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) FogBugz
3 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Taleo
4 2 (18.18%) Facilities Management
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Data Quality

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
1 3 (27.27%) FogBugz
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Migration Manager
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Facilities Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) CAFM
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Facilities Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu