Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.16% 0.96% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -12.50%
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £363 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% -13.69% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 812 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.27% 86.38% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 570 398
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.89% -19.40% +6.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £14.80 £34.15 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.80% +0.34%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) 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 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2