The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 93 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.04% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £330 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £441 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1120 1541 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.84% 85.14% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 897 698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Case Management
5 2 (10.53%) TestRail
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) TestRail
3 1 (5.26%) Firebug
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Payments Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Case Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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