Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 17 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Management 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.72% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £331 £310 £285
90th Percentile £465 £330 £315
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £381 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +19.14% +6.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £52.50 - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £60.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 579 527 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.43% 82.86% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 271 546
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £219 £269 £263
90th Percentile £572 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £394 £385
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.27% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 54 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £38.38 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.54% -0.97% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.36 £14.63 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.63 £58.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Cambridge

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Cambridge

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Component Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Component Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens