Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 62 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.45% 0.30% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.36% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Swindon median daily rate £600 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +25.00% -23.35%
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £513 £320
% change year-on-year -19.51% +60.16% -23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 549 557 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 82.31% 84.27% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 402 509
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -4.19%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £532
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -41.26% +66.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £14.45
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £71.63
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +2.67% +38.89%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 16 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP CRM for Utilities
1 2 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP