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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 50 45
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.53% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £347 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
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
154 261 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.75% 82.33% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 142 223
Median daily rate £350 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £462 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared