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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 155 177 169
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Management 105 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £584 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 - £33.25
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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
7498 6661 5637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.40% 72.79% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3634 2845
Average daily rate £395 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 278 284
Average hourly rate £33.50 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 -6 25 £249 -37.81% 5
Surrey - 23 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £300 +4.34%
Hampshire -23 15 £333 -38.99% 2
West Sussex -17 9 £454 +46.37% 1
Oxfordshire -18 6 £350 -3.44% 2
Home Counties - 1 £413 -
Kent - 1 £350 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 74 (40.22%) Finance
2 69 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 67 (36.41%) HP Quality Center
4 59 (32.07%) ISEB
5 57 (30.98%) QA
6 56 (30.43%) Test Strategy
7 50 (27.17%) SQL
8 47 (25.54%) Test Scripting
9 41 (22.28%) Telecoms
10 39 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (20.65%) Software Testing
11 38 (20.65%) ISTQB
11 38 (20.65%) SAP
12 33 (17.93%) System Testing
13 32 (17.39%) Waterfall
14 27 (14.67%) V-Model
15 25 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (13.59%) Validation
16 24 (13.04%) XML
17 23 (12.50%) Oracle
17 23 (12.50%) Integration Testing
18 22 (11.96%) Performance Testing
18 22 (11.96%) HP
19 21 (11.41%) JIRA
19 21 (11.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 18 (9.78%) Relational Database
20 18 (9.78%) Security Cleared
20 18 (9.78%) Regression Testing
21 17 (9.24%) UNIX
21 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (2.17%) CMS
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) JBoss
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.15%) SAP FI
1 15 (8.15%) SAP ERP
2 13 (7.07%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (6.52%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.63%) SAP BCA
4 3 (1.63%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) 3G
1 3 (1.63%) 4G
2 2 (1.09%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.09%) LTE
2 2 (1.09%) DNS
2 2 (1.09%) DHCP
2 2 (1.09%) 2G
3 1 (0.54%) Wireless
3 1 (0.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.54%) GGSN
3 1 (0.54%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.98%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.80%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.54%) DataStage
6 1 (0.54%) Essbase
6 1 (0.54%) Ingres
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) JIRA
2 12 (6.52%) Selenium
3 9 (4.89%) TestDirector
3 9 (4.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (3.26%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.72%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.17%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.09%) Appium
8 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.09%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.54%) Ant
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.54%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) Maven
General
1 74 (40.22%) Finance
2 41 (22.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.89%) Billing
4 7 (3.80%) Marketing
5 6 (3.26%) Banking
6 5 (2.72%) Retail
6 5 (2.72%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.09%) Military
8 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 89 (48.37%) Test Manager
2 48 (26.09%) Analyst
3 42 (22.83%) Test Analyst
4 30 (16.30%) Test Leader
5 18 (9.78%) Consultant
6 14 (7.61%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (4.89%) Tester
8 5 (2.72%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.72%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.72%) QA Manager
8 5 (2.72%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Testing Manager
9 4 (2.17%) Test Consultant
9 4 (2.17%) Release Manager
10 3 (1.63%) Programme Manager
10 3 (1.63%) Software Tester
10 3 (1.63%) Programme Test Manager
11 2 (1.09%) Systems Tester
11 2 (1.09%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (1.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) XML
2 11 (5.98%) .NET
3 5 (2.72%) SAP XI
4 4 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Middleware
6 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.54%) CGI
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.54%) JSP
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.63%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) NHS
5 2 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) UNIX
2 9 (4.89%) Windows
3 4 (2.17%) Android
3 4 (2.17%) Linux
4 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 47 (25.54%) Test Scripting
4 39 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (20.65%) Software Testing
6 33 (17.93%) System Testing
7 32 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 27 (14.67%) V-Model
9 25 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (13.59%) Validation
10 23 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 22 (11.96%) Performance Testing
12 18 (9.78%) Regression Testing
13 16 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 16 (8.70%) ERP
14 14 (7.61%) Manual Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.52%) CRM
15 12 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.17%) SQL
2 10 (5.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (3.80%) C#
3 7 (3.80%) Java
4 5 (2.72%) C
5 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.63%) Perl
6 2 (1.09%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (32.07%) ISEB
2 38 (20.65%) ISTQB
3 21 (11.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (9.78%) Security Cleared
5 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.52%) Degree
7 5 (2.72%) CCA
7 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.09%) PMP
9 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ACCA
10 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (30.98%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Basel II
2 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (36.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (20.65%) SAP
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle
3 22 (11.96%) HP
4 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.17%) webMethods
6 3 (1.63%) IBM
6 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.54%) Siebel
7 1 (0.54%) JDA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco
7 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.54%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.54%) Capita
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago