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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank - 54 51
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.41% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.86% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £39.13
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +46.94%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 539 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 76.13% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 379 275
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +27.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £65.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) TestNG
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (58.33%) Load Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
1 7 (58.33%) TestNG
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
1 7 (58.33%) JMeter
1 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XML Messaging
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Load Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP