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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank - 79 92
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
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