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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 29 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.01% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
157 149 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.89% 82.32% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 44
Median daily rate £500 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP