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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Surrey
Rank 71 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.01% 1.84% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.27% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 11
Median daily rate £403 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -1.29%
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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 1013 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.47% 81.23% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 690 640
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 66 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +9 4 £403 -13.44%
Guildford +3 3 - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) XML Messaging
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (40.00%) Use Case
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (26.67%) NeoLoad
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) XML Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) XML Messaging
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) SAP