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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.27% 1.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.67% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £479 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% +91.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
189 240 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.08% 81.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 128 138
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 1 £450 +5.88%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Volume Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Release Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Traffic Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters