The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
Test Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 65 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.00% 69.15% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 32
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Management
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA