Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 109 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 -32
Contract jobs citing Test Management 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.02% 0.75% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.81% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +95.65%
10th Percentile £463 £263 £425
90th Percentile £666 £500 £505
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +95.65%
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 863 1,107 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.15% 92.40% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 778 875
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -2.03%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £245
90th Percentile £588 £537 £545
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £15.50 £28.15 £21.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.94% +28.39% +82.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.30 £13.06
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £28.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £28.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +40.38% +61.88%

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

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) SFIA
1 9 (90.00%) Web Operations
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) REST
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) JMeter
3 7 (70.00%) Nessus
3 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (70.00%) OWASP
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) WCAG
3 7 (70.00%) Confluence
3 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (70.00%) Coaching
3 7 (70.00%) Microservices
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) Burp Suite
3 7 (70.00%) Slack
4 5 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) TDD

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 7 (70.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Burp Suite
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (70.00%) JMeter
2 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) SFIA
1 9 (90.00%) Web Operations
2 7 (70.00%) Coaching
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) Microservices
2 7 (70.00%) OWASP
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) WCAG
2 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP