The table below looks at the statistics for TMap skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TMap over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management Approach (TMap)
Rank 646 657 642
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing TMap 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

TMap
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TMap as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TMap Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TMap
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TMap within the UK.

TMap Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TMap
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TMap within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 1 - - 5

TMap
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TMap also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TMap.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

TMap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL