Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 85 153
Rank change year-on-year -2 +68 -60
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £391 £478 £497
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.17% -3.92% +56.54%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £391 £475 £497
% change year-on-year -17.74% -4.43% +56.54%
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 761 739 2,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.59% 87.35% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 526 1,491
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -18.52%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £326
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.21% -18.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £14.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £47.80 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -52.50% +7.14% +86.67%

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 19 September 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%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Slack
2 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SFIA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP