Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 December 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 130
Rank change year-on-year -7 +52 -33
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 1.36% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £372 £463 £263
90th Percentile £422 £588 £493
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £398 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -16.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 791 776 1,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.19% 87.78% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 569 1,352
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -15.66%
10th Percentile £290 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +7.10% +10.71% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 78
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +30.23%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Web Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Slack
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 2 (100.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus