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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -37.39%
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
356 334 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.37% 81.86% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 238 180
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.48% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA