The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 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 28 March 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 / Leatherhead
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 9.30% 11.70% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 13.25% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 7
Median daily rate £403 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £41.72

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 Leatherhead with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leatherhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37 151 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 86.05% 88.30% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 143 47
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leatherhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) XML Messaging
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) XML Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) XML Messaging
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle