The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 71 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £395 £118 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+236.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
Test Management
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
710 652 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.54% 72.61% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 330 369
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.13 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Reading region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Product Management
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Appium
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Product Management
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) MSF
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP