The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 36 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.57% 1.52% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.94% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
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£345 £375 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £288 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £393 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
Test Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 310 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 70.40% 78.28% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 182 325
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 5
Average hourly rate £26.98 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £23.21 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP