The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 35 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.97% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.84% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£450 £488 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +20.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 359 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 74.11% 76.55% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 152 74
Average daily rate £413 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +53.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.13 £17.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com