The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 66 52
Rank change year-on-year +25 -14  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 19 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.85% 1.35% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 1.52% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £326 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £375 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +32.86% +17.21%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 429 660 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.84% 89.07% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1653 1164
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 33
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +14.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in West Sussex

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in West Sussex

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in West Sussex

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in West Sussex

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +7 7 £375 +11.11%
Worthing +16 5 - -
Gatwick +2 1 £395 +8.21%
Horsham +2 1 £360 -
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) SAP
3 14 (48.28%) QA
4 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (34.48%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) SAP PSCD
6 8 (27.59%) Revenue Management
6 8 (27.59%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
6 8 (27.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) CRM
6 8 (27.59%) ERP
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) CCA
6 8 (27.59%) SAP BW
6 8 (27.59%) webMethods
6 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (27.59%) SAP ERP
6 8 (27.59%) General Ledger
6 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
6 8 (27.59%) SAP XI
6 8 (27.59%) Data Management
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
8 6 (20.69%) SLA
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP ERP
1 8 (27.59%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (31.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) SAP BW
3 8 (27.59%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.45%) BODI
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Protractor
2 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
2 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) General Ledger
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Test Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) SAP Manager
4 6 (20.69%) SAP Test Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
6 3 (10.34%) Environment And Release Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Environment Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
7 2 (6.90%) HR Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 1 (3.45%) SAP Integration Manager
8 1 (3.45%) SAP Release Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) SAP XI
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) CMDB
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CCTV
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 8 (27.59%) Data Management
2 8 (27.59%) ERP
2 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
2 8 (27.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Revenue Management
2 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
3 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
3 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Transition Management
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCA
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
2 6 (20.69%) SLA
3 5 (17.24%) PMO
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 8 (27.59%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Zoho