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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 35 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.09% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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
144 154 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.69% 88.00% 84.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 81 45
Median daily rate £425 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 12
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.76% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

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%) CMS
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 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
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 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA