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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.21% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £320 £328 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
1115 1575 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.90% 82.76% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 912 671
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 31
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 £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (14.29%) FTP
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) TestRail
3 1 (4.76%) Firebug
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
3 2 (9.52%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Finance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) EPoS
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Workday
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