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 3 months to 24 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.35% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £351 - £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.28% 79.70% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 272 364
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 54
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £351 -
Test Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Record to Report
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (12.50%) MSTest

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Robotium
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Android Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Record to Report
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens