The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 47 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.30% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -16.32%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 250 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.68% 75.30% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 135 144
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
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 Coventry

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP