The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 97 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Test Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1348 1216 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.11% 78.10% 69.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 799 668
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 58
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.60 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 6 £500 +42.85%
Leicestershire -2 1 £310 -48.33%
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Boomi

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SSIS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SAP