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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 41 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Management 51 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.04% 0.077% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 0.10% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 1 3
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£401 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +17.82%
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
947 977 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.04% 75.39% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 577 469
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Leatherhead - 38 £401 - 2
Guildford - 3 £400 - 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 56 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 55 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 54 (70.13%) HP Quality Center
4 48 (62.34%) XML
4 48 (62.34%) HP
5 45 (58.44%) ISTQB
6 44 (57.14%) SQL
7 43 (55.84%) Use Case
8 33 (42.86%) SOAP
8 33 (42.86%) SoapUI
9 31 (40.26%) XML Messaging
10 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
11 29 (37.66%) PL/SQL
12 25 (32.47%) Oracle
12 25 (32.47%) UNIX
13 20 (25.97%) Perl
13 20 (25.97%) Test Planning
14 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
15 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
15 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
16 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database
17 14 (18.18%) System Testing
18 13 (16.88%) Security Testing
18 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
18 13 (16.88%) Validation
19 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
21 8 (10.39%) Smart Meter
21 8 (10.39%) Test Strategy
21 8 (10.39%) Finance

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Project
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 4 (5.19%) TestNG
2 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
General
1 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 7 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Test Manager
2 26 (33.77%) Analyst
3 24 (31.17%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Test Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Programme Test Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Tester
8 2 (2.60%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (62.34%) XML
2 33 (42.86%) SOAP
3 31 (40.26%) XML Messaging
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Smart Meter
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) W3C
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Use Case
2 20 (25.97%) Test Planning
3 17 (22.08%) Test Scripting
3 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
4 14 (18.18%) System Testing
5 13 (16.88%) Security Testing
5 13 (16.88%) Validation
6 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Resource Management
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.49%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.19%) SDLC
11 4 (5.19%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) SQL
2 29 (37.66%) PL/SQL
3 20 (25.97%) Perl
4 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 55 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (58.44%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.09%) ISEB
5 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.60%) ACCA
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 54 (70.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) HP
2 25 (32.47%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Siebel
4 1 (1.30%) Remedy
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Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Depending on experience
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