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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 84 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
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
1214 1069 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.47% 74.03% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 609 606
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 63
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 7 £475 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (40.00%) ERP
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) QA
2 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Taleo
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) E-business
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Essbase
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Essbase
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Migration Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) WSDL
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) E-business
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (10.00%) Pegasus
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica