The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 73 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +64.28%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 571 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.24% 68.80% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 328 251
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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East of England

Test Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP