The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 29 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% 1.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.02% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £358 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £324 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £392 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 198 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.60% 74.44% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 126 213
Median daily rate £450 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Test Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperion