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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 171 172 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 71 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.68% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 25
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£354 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £306 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £509 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+70.37% +22.72%
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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
6658 6342 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.79% 71.69% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3467 3362
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 329
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 23 £375 -25.73% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 19 £210 -34.37% 5
Hampshire -14 8 £313 -26.47% 4
Surrey -5 4 £390 -8.23% 4
East Sussex -7 4 £365 +38.91% 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £376 +0.13% 1
M4 Corridor +9 2 - -
West Sussex -7 2 £345 -8.00% 3
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 38 (33.63%) Finance
1 38 (33.63%) Test Scripting
2 33 (29.20%) QA
3 26 (23.01%) ISTQB
3 26 (23.01%) ISEB
4 25 (22.12%) SQL
5 23 (20.35%) Test Strategy
6 22 (19.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (15.93%) HP
7 18 (15.93%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
9 15 (13.27%) Regression Testing
10 14 (12.39%) TestDirector
10 14 (12.39%) Oracle
10 14 (12.39%) Integration Testing
10 14 (12.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (11.50%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.62%) V-Model
12 12 (10.62%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
12 12 (10.62%) Scrum
13 11 (9.73%) .NET
13 11 (9.73%) Selenium
14 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
14 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.96%) JIRA
15 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
16 8 (7.08%) Business Analysis
16 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) Apache
1 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Mingle
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.65%) Summit
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.77%) Magento
4 1 (0.88%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) GGSN
1 2 (1.77%) SGSN
1 2 (1.77%) LTE
1 2 (1.77%) 3G
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) 2G
2 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.88%) MVNO
2 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.88%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.88%) HSPA
2 1 (0.88%) GPRS
2 1 (0.88%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.88%) UMTS
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) TestDirector
2 12 (10.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (9.73%) Selenium
4 9 (7.96%) JIRA
5 6 (5.31%) Bugzilla
5 6 (5.31%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.31%) JUnit
6 5 (4.42%) TestNG
7 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.77%) Toad
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.88%) QARun
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.31%) Billing
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Local Government
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Test Manager
2 36 (31.86%) Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Test Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) QA Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Tester
5 8 (7.08%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Quality Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Programme Test Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) QA Leader
9 3 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (2.65%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.65%) Administrator
9 3 (2.65%) Software Tester
9 3 (2.65%) Business Test Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Test Coordinator
10 2 (1.77%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.77%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.54%) JSP
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) Django
3 2 (1.77%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.65%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) EPoS
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) DTV
4 1 (0.88%) Open Source
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Test Scripting
2 23 (20.35%) Test Strategy
3 22 (19.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
5 15 (13.27%) Regression Testing
6 14 (12.39%) Integration Testing
7 13 (11.50%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.62%) V-Model
8 12 (10.62%) Scrum
9 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.08%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.19%) Web Testing
11 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.31%) Functional Testing
12 6 (5.31%) Project Management
12 6 (5.31%) Migration
13 5 (4.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) SQL
2 7 (6.19%) Perl
2 7 (6.19%) Java
2 7 (6.19%) Python
3 6 (5.31%) RPG
4 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.42%) C#
4 5 (4.42%) Ruby
5 4 (3.54%) VB
6 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) ISEB
1 26 (23.01%) ISTQB
2 14 (12.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.54%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) CCNP
8 2 (1.77%) CCNA
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PMP
8 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (29.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) HP
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) SAP
4 3 (2.65%) Remedy
4 3 (2.65%) ATG
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) hybris
5 2 (1.77%) Demandware
6 1 (0.88%) Agilent
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) BMC
Buckinghamshire
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £215.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago