Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.00% 0.22% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.30% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Somerset median daily rate - - £349
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 384 337 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.65% 73.10% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 188 342
Somerset median daily rate £375 £352 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% -2.70% +7.84%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £510 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.10 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Somerset

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Somerset

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Somerset

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 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
Yeovil - 3 - -
Bath -2 2 - -
Test Management
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) RIA
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Webmin
2 3 (60.00%) Xymon
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Extranet
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) RIA
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) DoDAF
2 1 (20.00%) IDEF
2 1 (20.00%) MODAF
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ada
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Webmin
1 3 (60.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
1 3 (60.00%) VMware