The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 62 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.98% 0.21% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.27% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £303 - £443
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 375 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.20% 78.29% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 269 281
Average daily rate £400 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 5 £313 -
Salisbury - 2 £275 -
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Maximo
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Extranet
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9002
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Capita