Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Management
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.29% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 - £450
10th Percentile £313 - £425
90th Percentile £338 - £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +39.13% -11.54% -19.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -40.00% +4.35%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 573 512 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.02% 83.39% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 326 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
10th Percentile £269 £211 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.70
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.70
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Bedfordshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £325 - 1
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle