The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / North West
Rank 117 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.09% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.20 - £60.00
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3106 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.11% 82.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1866 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 142 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +2 7 £340 -6.20% 2
Cheshire +22 4 £400 -6.97% 1
Lancashire +11 4 £475 +18.75%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) QA
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
8 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
8 4 (12.12%) Release Management
8 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
9 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 3 (9.09%) Android
9 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
9 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.06%) TestRail
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Firebug
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Release Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Workday Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.03%) HR Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
4 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Case Management
6 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Workday
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Saba
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