The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 46 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 1.36% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.79% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.20% 75.82% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 127
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP