The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank - 39 29
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.35% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
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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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 202 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 83.08% 70.63% 65.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 163 67
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +140.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Suffolk region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Management
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Jython