The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 184 165 185
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Test Management 62 104 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.37% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 42
Median daily rate £300 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.37% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Test Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6122 7581 7607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 79.66% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4468 4276
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 309 283
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the South East region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex +21 18 £340 -23.16% 2
Hampshire +8 16 £300 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +6 14 £350 +5.33% 1
Surrey -4 6 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £300 -20.00% 2
East Sussex +6 1 £350 -
Thames Valley - 1 £625 -
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 34 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (27.73%) Telecoms
3 32 (26.89%) HP
4 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
6 24 (20.17%) Regression Testing
7 23 (19.33%) JIRA
8 22 (18.49%) Finance
9 20 (16.81%) Scrum
9 20 (16.81%) CRM
9 20 (16.81%) SAP
10 19 (15.97%) ERP
11 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 16 (13.45%) QA
13 16 (13.45%) Selenium
13 16 (13.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (12.61%) 4G
14 15 (12.61%) LTE
15 14 (11.76%) Data Management
16 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
16 13 (10.92%) Wireless
17 12 (10.08%) Validation
17 12 (10.08%) ISEB
17 12 (10.08%) Project Management
17 12 (10.08%) Defect Management
17 12 (10.08%) Defect Tracking
18 11 (9.24%) Test Planning
18 11 (9.24%) SQL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) SAP ERP
2 10 (8.40%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.52%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.52%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle iStore
5 1 (0.84%) Primavera
5 1 (0.84%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.84%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.84%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.84%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) 4G
1 15 (12.61%) LTE
2 13 (10.92%) Wireless
3 3 (2.52%) LDAP
3 3 (2.52%) MVNO
3 3 (2.52%) VLAN
4 2 (1.68%) 2G
4 2 (1.68%) 3G
4 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.68%) GGSN
4 2 (1.68%) SGSN
4 2 (1.68%) Skype
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (7.56%) SAP BW
1 9 (7.56%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) JIRA
2 16 (13.45%) Selenium
3 10 (8.40%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.56%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.04%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.36%) Hudson
6 4 (3.36%) JUnit
6 4 (3.36%) Protractor
7 3 (2.52%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.52%) Maven
7 3 (2.52%) MSTest
7 3 (2.52%) Subversion
7 3 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Capybara
8 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (27.73%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.49%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.20%) Billing
4 5 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.52%) Publishing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Test Manager
2 30 (25.21%) Analyst
3 23 (19.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (9.24%) Tester
5 8 (6.72%) Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Test Automation Manager
6 7 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.04%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Agile Test Manager
8 5 (4.20%) BSS Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.20%) OSS Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (3.36%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
9 4 (3.36%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Validation Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) SAP XI
2 9 (7.56%) SOAP
3 7 (5.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.52%) XML
4 3 (2.52%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.68%) .NET
5 2 (1.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Data Extraction
2 4 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.36%) Life Science
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Unix
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
3 24 (20.17%) Regression Testing
4 20 (16.81%) CRM
4 20 (16.81%) Scrum
5 19 (15.97%) ERP
6 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.76%) Data Management
9 12 (10.08%) Defect Management
9 12 (10.08%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (10.08%) Project Management
9 12 (10.08%) Validation
10 11 (9.24%) Test Planning
10 11 (9.24%) Test Scripting
11 10 (8.40%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Revenue Management
11 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) C#
4 5 (4.20%) C
4 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.68%) ABAP
5 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) VB
6 1 (0.84%) VBA
6 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 16 (13.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.08%) ISEB
5 10 (8.40%) CCA
5 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.36%) Degree
8 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.84%) MCITP
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) HP
2 20 (16.81%) SAP
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) webMethods
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.04%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.36%) Siebel
7 3 (2.52%) EMC
7 3 (2.52%) Talend
8 1 (0.84%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) Huawei
8 1 (0.84%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.84%) JDA
8 1 (0.84%) Northgate
8 1 (0.84%) Progress
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.84%) Workday
Worthing, West Sussex
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago