Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 102 91
Rank change year-on-year -26 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.52% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.62% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £355 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.26% +26.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £272 £363 £180
90th Percentile £454 £513 £448
South East median daily rate £420 £395 £395
% change year-on-year +6.33% - +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1936 1463 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.76% 84.08% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 799 1119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle