The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 25 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.37% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.85% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +36.66%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 234 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 87.45% 82.69% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 145 221
Median daily rate £400 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.14% +0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +1.69%  
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in East Sussex

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 1 £400 -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000