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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - 57 63
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £340 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -19.73%
Test Management
West Midlands

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
638 552 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.32% 74.80% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 354 314
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.00 £6.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £63.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM