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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
UK / Wales
Rank 57 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 1.94% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Median daily rate £300 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
543 591 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.41% 88.21% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 429 299
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £313 +0.80%
West Wales - 1 £275 -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) TDD

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 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) Capybara
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) TestRail
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle