Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 28 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.17% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 1.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Basingstoke median daily rate £325 £265 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.64% -21.48% -
10th Percentile £188 £229 £319
90th Percentile £406 £310 £356
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +36.67% -9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £48.75

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 575 289 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 85.69% 76.25% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 168 265
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £185
90th Percentile £536 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 23
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £13.88 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.77% -12.04% -2.92%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.55
90th Percentile £41.01 £31.75 £31.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year +3.23% +39.64% +20.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 23 (82.14%) Motorola
2 19 (67.86%) ISTQB
2 19 (67.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 19 (67.86%) Collaborative Working
3 18 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (64.29%) HP
4 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) LTE
5 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
5 15 (53.57%) Validation
5 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
6 14 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 12 (42.86%) Analytics
8 11 (39.29%) Degree
9 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
9 10 (35.71%) 4G
10 9 (32.14%) Wireless
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL
11 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
12 7 (25.00%) MVNO
12 7 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (25.00%) PMO
12 7 (25.00%) Project Management
12 7 (25.00%) Network Management
12 7 (25.00%) Ericsson
13 5 (17.86%) QA
14 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
14 4 (14.29%) Billing

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LTE
2 10 (35.71%) 4G
3 9 (32.14%) Wireless
4 7 (25.00%) MVNO
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) IPsec
5 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) MPLS
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) OSPF
5 3 (10.71%) SCTP
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
2 4 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) BSS Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Report Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) IP Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) Network Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Domain Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Collaborative Working
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 15 (53.57%) Validation
3 12 (42.86%) Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (25.00%) Network Management
6 7 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) VB
1 4 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) ISTQB
1 19 (67.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (39.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PMO
2 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Motorola
2 18 (64.29%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (10.71%) Brocade
4 3 (10.71%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) EMC