The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.03% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £358 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.80% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £491 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 579 508 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 84.90% 77.32% 80.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1262 1201
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £700 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 37
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £23.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £51.20 £40.00
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 Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Wiltshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Wiltshire

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Wiltshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Swindon +1 5 £358 +10.00%
Test Management
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SAP WM
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (36.36%) SAP WM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Manager
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP