Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 21 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% 1.39% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.89% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Southampton median daily rate £413 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +83.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £406 £335 £263
90th Percentile £434 £550 £351
Hampshire median daily rate £394 £300 £335
% change year-on-year +31.25% -10.45% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 340 370 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.43% 73.41% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 261 393
Southampton median daily rate £394 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £218 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.02%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Southampton

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware