The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% 2.04% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £331 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £41.72

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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 302 406 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 86.04% 83.03% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 204 154
Median daily rate £375 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +11.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £20.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Test Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Nottingham

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com