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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.09% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £368 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +226.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
576 732 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.36% 78.63% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 444 337
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Capybara
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) TestLink
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Capybara
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) TestLink
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA