The table below looks at the statistics for TMap skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TMap over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management Approach (TMap)
Rank - 579 568
Contract jobs citing TMap 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.005% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

TMap
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TMap within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TMap 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 TMap.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

TMap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TMap 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 TMap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft