The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 25 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 2.40% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £41.72

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 Winchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 96 171 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 76.80% 87.69% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 149 61
Median daily rate £425 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -18.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Median hourly rate £20.75 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.44% +7.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £38.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Test Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Winchester

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Winchester

Test Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SFIA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SFIA
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle