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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.30% 1.00% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £360 £456 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £41.72

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 255 332 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 82.79% 82.59% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 206 157
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Test Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Cambridge

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Cambridge

Test Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Robotium
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT

Test Management
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Robotium
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Android Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP