The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.99% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
Test Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 158 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.77% 91.33% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 37
Median daily rate £413 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Chester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Akka
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Akka
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) OSGi
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA