The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 71 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 24 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 - £33.25
Test Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1123 1047 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.64% 74.52% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 549 444
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 53
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.70 £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 Surrey

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reigate - 2 £300 -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
4 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) HP
7 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (24.24%) UNIX
9 7 (21.21%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.21%) Use Case
9 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 6 (18.18%) QA
10 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.18%) ISEB
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
11 5 (15.15%) Billing
11 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Essbase
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.15%) Billing
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Use Case
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (6.06%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Siebel