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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 67 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 27 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.90% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
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£375 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £352 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
1092 1125 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 77.01% 74.75% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 623 467
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Reigate - 2 £300 - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 18 (48.65%) SQL
1 18 (48.65%) ISTQB
1 18 (48.65%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 14 (37.84%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) XML
6 11 (29.73%) Use Case
7 10 (27.03%) UNIX
8 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
9 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Billing
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
10 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (16.22%) ISEB
10 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.51%) System Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
12 4 (10.81%) QA
12 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
12 4 (10.81%) SoapUI

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Essbase
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (18.92%) Billing
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Test Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Accountant
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) CGI
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Use Case
2 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) System Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) People Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) ISTQB
2 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) ISEB
5 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
1 14 (37.84%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £42750 per annum
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