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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 43 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.38% 2.71% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.44% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
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£454 £310 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.37% -42.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £310 £499
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £560 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
399 262 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 79.17% 78.92% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 161 210
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.00 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Gatwick - 1 £400 -
Lancing - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) SAP
2 12 (70.59%) ERP
2 12 (70.59%) SAP ERP
3 11 (64.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) SAP FI
4 10 (58.82%) SAP PSCD
5 9 (52.94%) SAP FI-CA
5 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
6 7 (41.18%) Requirements Management
7 5 (29.41%) Revenue Management
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) CCA
7 5 (29.41%) SAP XI
7 5 (29.41%) General Ledger
8 4 (23.53%) webMethods
9 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (11.76%) PMP
10 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.76%) QA
10 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 12 (70.59%) SAP ERP
2 10 (58.82%) SAP FI
2 10 (58.82%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (52.94%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (29.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Consultant
1 11 (64.71%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PS Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ERP
2 11 (64.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Requirements Management
4 5 (29.41%) Revenue Management
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCA
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle