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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 74 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 22 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.36% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.81% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
Test Management
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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
1305 1357 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.66% 76.97% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 800 616
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 91
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 May 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 May 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
Nottinghamshire +3 9 £700 +93.10% 1
Northamptonshire +15 5 £400 -
Leicestershire +4 1 £238 -47.22% 1
Derbyshire +3 1 £375 -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 13 (41.94%) ERP
2 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
2 11 (35.48%) SDLC
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) HP
8 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
8 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.90%) Hyperion
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Pegasus
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) E-business
9 4 (12.90%) Taleo

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 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (12.90%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
1 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Test Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Test Automation Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Test Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Integration Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ERP
2 11 (35.48%) SDLC
2 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
8 4 (12.90%) E-business
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Hyperion
3 4 (12.90%) Pegasus
4 1 (3.23%) SAP