The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.07% 61.81% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 115 83
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.38 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Test Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) EPoS
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Release Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Platform Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA