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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 84 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
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£365 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £352 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £485 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +27.27%
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
944 931 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.67% 72.73% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 553 436
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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 - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) QARun
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) QARun
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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