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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +32.86% +17.21%  

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 234 297 371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 77.74% 82.96% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 180 273
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.65 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 27 June 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 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Record to Report
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Robotium
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Android Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Record to Report
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) 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%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens