Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 15 September 2019 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 > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 75 81
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.92% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £488 £363 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% +1.56% +6.55%
10th Percentile £469 £290 £333
90th Percentile £521 £455 £454
East of England median daily rate £488 £356 £425
% change year-on-year +36.84% -16.18% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.05% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £51.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +3.50%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,044 1,033 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 87.29% 87.25% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 527 515
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £205
90th Percentile £625 £575 £519
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 124
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.19 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.23
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year - -39.13% +15.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Cambridgeshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 September 2019. 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
Cambridge 0 8 £488 -
Peterborough +9 2 - -
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Biotechnology

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Biotechnology
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Workday