The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 63 69
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 1.62% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.02% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
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 £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
Test Management
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 694 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.68% 80.14% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 434 441
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) B2C
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
6 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) HR Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft