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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.82%
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
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
87 82 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.86% 78.85% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 18
Average daily rate £325 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 1 - -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

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%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA