Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 57 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.75% 1.02% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.30% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Swindon median daily rate £358 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £352 £280 £225
90th Percentile £392 £518 £515
Wiltshire median daily rate £351 £495 £325
% change year-on-year -29.09% +52.31% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 562 537 628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 83.88% 78.51% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 371 454
Swindon median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £265 £267
90th Percentile £575 £575 £567
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 23
Swindon median hourly rate £13.86 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.40% +28.57% -22.55%
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.50 £43.18 £21.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.00% +73.40% -19.26%

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 27 July 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 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) SAP WM
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

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 3 (60.00%) SAP WM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP