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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 37 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 57 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.29% 0.079% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 0.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 1 6
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£400 £390 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £475
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 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
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
1018 951 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.66% 75.18% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 579 477
Average daily rate £410 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 - 43 £400 -
Guildford - 2 £400 - 2
Redhill - 2 £444 - 1
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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 62 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 61 (72.62%) SC Cleared
2 61 (72.62%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (65.48%) HP
4 54 (64.29%) XML
5 49 (58.33%) SQL
6 46 (54.76%) Use Case
6 46 (54.76%) ISTQB
7 39 (46.43%) SoapUI
7 39 (46.43%) SOAP
8 38 (45.24%) XML Messaging
9 34 (40.48%) PL/SQL
10 32 (38.10%) Telecoms
11 27 (32.14%) UNIX
12 25 (29.76%) Oracle
13 24 (28.57%) Perl
14 22 (26.19%) Test Planning
14 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
15 19 (22.62%) Shell Script
16 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
17 16 (19.05%) System Testing
17 16 (19.05%) Incident Management
18 14 (16.67%) Security Testing
18 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 14 (16.67%) Validation
19 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (10.71%) Finance
20 9 (10.71%) Java
20 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
21 8 (9.52%) Smart Meter

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Project
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.38%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 39 (46.43%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.14%) Selenium
2 6 (7.14%) TestNG
2 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Test Manager
2 29 (34.52%) Analyst
3 27 (32.14%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Test Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Tester
6 6 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (64.29%) XML
2 39 (46.43%) SOAP
3 38 (45.24%) XML Messaging
4 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) W3C
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Solaris
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Use Case
2 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
2 22 (26.19%) Test Planning
3 16 (19.05%) System Testing
3 16 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 14 (16.67%) Validation
4 14 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.95%) Functional Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (5.95%) ITIL
10 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) SQL
2 34 (40.48%) PL/SQL
3 24 (28.57%) Perl
4 19 (22.62%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.71%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.76%) VBA
8 2 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 61 (72.62%) SC Cleared
3 46 (54.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.33%) ISEB
4 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 61 (72.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (65.48%) HP
2 25 (29.76%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Siebel
4 1 (1.19%) Remedy
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