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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 43 46
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.34% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.60% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £349 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
158 250 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 66.39% 83.89% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 129 223
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS