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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 82 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.51% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
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£550 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £518 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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
974 979 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.07% 73.78% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 610 457
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 48
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) QARun
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Toad
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (25.00%) Migration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QARun
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
1 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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