The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 77 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.58% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.73% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £353 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £196 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £385 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.65%
Test Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 549 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.41% 79.80% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 426 376
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Wales region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
South Wales +5 3 £353 +8.46% 2
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft