The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 52 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.32% 0.99% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£333 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.99% -5.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +70.37%
Test Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
588 527 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.78% 74.23% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 352 275
Average daily rate £405 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.23% -30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £63.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
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 27 August 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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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
Swindon -3 7 £350 -19.54%
Salisbury +8 2 £300 +9.09%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 2 (14.29%) SAS
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) UML

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP