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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 201 153 180
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +27
Contract jobs citing Test Management 51 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.22% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.54% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 72 47
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -37.39%
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
6804 7879 7079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.76% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 4831 3969
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 267 274
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
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 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire +7 20 £335 -2.54% 2
Berkshire -2 14 £350 -1.06% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £475 +26.66%
Surrey -21 6 £463 +15.62% 3
West Sussex -4 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -7 2 £445 +12.65%
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 24 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (17.50%) SAP
5 20 (16.67%) Scrum
5 20 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 19 (15.83%) JIRA
6 19 (15.83%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.17%) Project Management
8 17 (14.17%) QA
8 17 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (14.17%) Test Scripting
9 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 16 (13.33%) CRM
9 16 (13.33%) ERP
9 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.33%) ISEB
9 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
10 15 (12.50%) HP
10 15 (12.50%) Unix
11 14 (11.67%) Test Planning
12 13 (10.83%) Validation
13 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (9.17%) Selenium
14 11 (9.17%) Change Management
14 11 (9.17%) SOAP

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 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.00%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (4.17%) SAP CO
3 5 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 5 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.50%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle iStore
5 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.83%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) LDAP
2 4 (3.33%) LAN
2 4 (3.33%) VLAN
3 3 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) 4G
4 2 (1.67%) LTE
4 2 (1.67%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) JIRA
2 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.17%) Selenium
4 9 (7.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.33%) JUnit
7 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.50%) Appium
8 3 (2.50%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.50%) Maven
8 3 (2.50%) MSTest
8 3 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.83%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Billing
3 6 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.50%) Publishing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 22 (18.33%) Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Tester
5 8 (6.67%) Consultant
5 8 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 7 (5.83%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.83%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) BSS Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) OSS Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Agile Test Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.33%) Senior OSS Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Test Strategy Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) SOAP
2 10 (8.33%) Web Services
3 7 (5.83%) XML
4 6 (5.00%) SAP XI
5 5 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.33%) XML Messaging
7 3 (2.50%) RESTful
7 3 (2.50%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.67%) .NET
8 2 (1.67%) HTML
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.83%) REST
9 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 4 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.33%) Life Science
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) iSeries
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Unix
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Android
3 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 24 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (16.67%) Scrum
4 18 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.17%) Project Management
5 17 (14.17%) Test Scripting
5 17 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (13.33%) CRM
6 16 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 16 (13.33%) ERP
7 14 (11.67%) Test Planning
8 13 (10.83%) Validation
9 11 (9.17%) Change Management
9 11 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (8.33%) SDLC
11 9 (7.50%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.50%) TDD
12 8 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.17%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) Java
3 6 (5.00%) C#
4 5 (4.17%) ABAP
4 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.67%) C
5 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.67%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (13.33%) ISEB
5 7 (5.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (5.00%) CCA
6 6 (5.00%) Degree
7 4 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) SAP
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.50%) HP
4 11 (9.17%) Oracle
5 7 (5.83%) webMethods
6 6 (5.00%) Siebel
7 5 (4.17%) EMC
8 4 (3.33%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.50%) Sybase
9 3 (2.50%) Talend
10 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco
11 1 (0.83%) JDA
11 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.83%) Northgate
11 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.83%) Temenos
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