Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TMap skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TMap 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 Approach (TMap)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 892 883 892
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing TMap 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median daily rate £286 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TMap 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

TMap
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TMap as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TMap in the UK

TMap
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TMap in the UK

TMap
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TMap over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TMap in the UK

TMap
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TMap within the UK 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
England -6 4 £286 - 3
UK excluding London - 2 £286 - 1
London - 2 £325 - 2
South East - 1 £250 - 1
South West - 1 £323 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TMap also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TMap.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing

TMap
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter