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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.82% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£418 - £345
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 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -
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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
341 213 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.68% 68.27% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 170 199
Average daily rate £450 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Test Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Extranet
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Murex
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Extranet
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Murex