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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 49 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.92% 1.13% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.53% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£475 £308 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% -36.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -13.66%
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
507 523 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.52% 73.97% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 348 243
Average daily rate £420 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
Swindon +12 5 £485 +57.72%
Test Management
South West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (13.33%) Use Case
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security
5 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) NHS
5 3 (10.00%) Windows
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Legal
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Maximo
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.67%) JIRA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maximo
2 1 (3.33%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Tester
4 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Use Case
4 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Murex
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk