The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £430 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £393
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +62.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 490 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.28% 78.03% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 310 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Test Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle