Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 25 July 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.55% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.23% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £485 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 607 651 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 84.19% 87.62% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 497 455
Northamptonshire median daily rate £418 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £284 £253
90th Percentile £538 £575 £559
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.43 £15.88 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% -5.65% +18.07%
10th Percentile £9.75 £11.13 £9.62
90th Percentile £104.75 £35.63 £23.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.08% -15.23% -17.14%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Northampton +6 4 £485 +10.86%
Test Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) IAS 39
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) OAT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) IAS 39
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS 9