The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 45 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.43% - 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£288 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £400
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%
Test Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Taunton - 2 £300 -
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Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) SC Cleared
2 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (76.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (76.00%) ISEB
4 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
5 15 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (40.00%) SAP
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (32.00%) Scrum
9 8 (32.00%) ITIL
9 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) Service Management
9 8 (32.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
11 5 (20.00%) BDD
11 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
11 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 5 (20.00%) Operations Management
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (20.00%) CMDB
12 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
12 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
12 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

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

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (8.00%) assyst
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Service Management
5 8 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (20.00%) Operations Management
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) User Stories
10 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) ISEB
3 15 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 15 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Serena
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