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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 59 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £413 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £360 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
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
590 651 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.65% 80.67% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 355 430
Median daily rate £410 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) B2C
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft