Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 July 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 143 140
Rank change year-on-year +48 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 66 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.79% 0.78% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.97% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 29
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +9.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £268 £271 £260
90th Percentile £441 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2998 3390 3661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.27% 79.97% 82.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 2215 2275
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £517
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 166 172
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £38.00 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +64.04% -28.72%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.79 £12.01
90th Percentile £51.75 £57.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% +7.14%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Hampshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Hampshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Hampshire

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Hampshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Basingstoke +15 35 £325 +8.33%
Andover - 7 £413 -
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Farnborough - 2 £313 - 1
Southampton -2 1 £425 -22.73%
Hook - 1 £450 -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 39 (59.09%) Test Automation
2 36 (54.55%) HP
3 34 (51.52%) Security Cleared
4 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (43.94%) ISTQB
6 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 24 (36.36%) Motorola
7 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 24 (36.36%) LTE
8 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
9 18 (27.27%) 4G
10 17 (25.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
11 16 (24.24%) Validation
12 14 (21.21%) Degree
12 14 (21.21%) Analytics
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle
15 11 (16.67%) Service Management
15 11 (16.67%) Migration
15 11 (16.67%) Wireless
15 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (15.15%) HP UFT
16 10 (15.15%) Project Management
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
16 10 (15.15%) PuTTY

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) LTE
2 18 (27.27%) 4G
3 11 (16.67%) Wireless
4 10 (15.15%) PuTTY
4 10 (15.15%) WinSCP
5 7 (10.61%) MVNO
6 6 (9.09%) BGP
6 6 (9.09%) IPsec
6 6 (9.09%) WAN
7 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.55%) Firewall
8 3 (4.55%) LAN
8 3 (4.55%) MPLS
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (4.55%) OSPF
8 3 (4.55%) SCTP
8 3 (4.55%) VoIP
8 3 (4.55%) VPN
9 2 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (4.55%) MS Access
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.03%) Sisense
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) HP UFT
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
2 8 (12.12%) Toad
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 25 (37.88%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 10 (15.15%) BSS Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Tester
7 6 (9.09%) OSS Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Report Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Manager
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Test Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Engineering Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) IP Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) UAT Manager
10 2 (3.03%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) CESG
1 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Test Automation
2 24 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 16 (24.24%) Validation
5 14 (21.21%) Analytics
6 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) Service Management
7 10 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Project Management
7 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
7 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 9 (13.64%) ITIL
9 8 (12.12%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (12.12%) ETL
9 8 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (10.61%) Network Management
10 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) F#
3 4 (6.06%) VB
3 4 (6.06%) VBScript
4 2 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (43.94%) ISTQB
4 17 (25.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 14 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (10.61%) ISEB
8 5 (7.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) PMO
2 9 (13.64%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) HP
2 24 (36.36%) Motorola
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Ericsson
4 7 (10.61%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) Remedy
6 5 (7.58%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) Brocade
7 3 (4.55%) F5
7 3 (4.55%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) JDA
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.52%) RedPrairie
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