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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 62 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
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
609 618 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.64% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 421 250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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