The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.05% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 289 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.76% 76.66% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 220 204
Average daily rate £475 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £531 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £40.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Swindon region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (6.90%) Murex
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Derivative
6 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Test Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
3 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.90%) Murex
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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