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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 33 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.70% - 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
Test Management
East Midlands

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
236 324 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.23% 78.83% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 214 142
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) BPR
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BPR
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle