The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 163 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.02% 79.51% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 47
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Midlands

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Test Management
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Validation