The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Management
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 18 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.72% 0.31% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 0.45% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +32.86% +17.21%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 332 221 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 87.14% 69.50% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 106 111
Median daily rate £356 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.23% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £702 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.57% +16.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.45 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Test Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Basingstoke

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 12 (54.55%) HP
1 12 (54.55%) Motorola
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) LTE
2 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (31.82%) Validation
5 7 (31.82%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (27.27%) PMO
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) IPsec
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) QA
7 5 (22.73%) Ericsson
7 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) MVNO
7 5 (22.73%) Network Management
7 5 (22.73%) 4G
8 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) VPN

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LTE
2 5 (22.73%) 4G
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) IPsec
2 5 (22.73%) MVNO
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) Wireless
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) SCTP
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) BSS Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Engineering Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) IP Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CESG
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (22.73%) Network Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PMO
2 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) HP
1 12 (54.55%) Motorola
2 5 (22.73%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) JDA
5 1 (4.55%) RedPrairie
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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