The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 41 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.76% 1.82% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 283 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.44% 86.02% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 220 242
Median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £13.00 £19.00
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 Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Northampton - 2 £300 -
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SSIS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP