Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 67
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.38% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Nottingham median daily rate £364 £305 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.26% -1.61% -31.11%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £305
90th Percentile £457 £313 £315
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £364 £305 £310
% change year-on-year +19.26% -1.61% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 769 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 85.60% 86.89% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 404 453
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £280 £281 £231
90th Percentile £563 £563 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 13
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.23 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -7.41% -22.86%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.28 £38.40
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year +5.80% -13.19% -17.71%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 22 November 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 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) CGI
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CGI
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) JDBC
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com