The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 31 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.55% - 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
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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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 107 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 78.02% 72.79% 62.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £24.40 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Management
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects