The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 26 April 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 37 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.30% 0.89% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.13% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £392 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 268 266 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 81.21% 78.70% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 174 215
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +36.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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