The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 26
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.11% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.75% -  
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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79 80 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 78.22% 88.89% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 82
Median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +46.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Guildford

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

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware