Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 109 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 18 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.91% 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Bristol median daily rate £320 £365 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.47% -9.88% +24.62%
10th Percentile £230 £322 £277
90th Percentile £420 £395 £565
South West median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1575 1450 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.79% 83.05% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1050 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Bristol

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Bristol

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Bristol

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) TestRail
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) TestRail
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
3 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) API Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle