Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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 > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 78 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.22% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £381 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.14% +6.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £334 £310 £282
90th Percentile £461 £330 £463
East of England median daily rate £400 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +39.13% -11.54% -19.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £60.00
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 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 1180 907 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.45% 81.86% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 433 757
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £260
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +108.33% -34.55%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.00
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 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 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
Cambridge 0 5 £363 +13.28% 4
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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Component Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Component Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens