The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 27 April 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.76% 1.60% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.88% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £363 £700 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.21% +93.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year - +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 336 478 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.85% 85.20% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 250 214
Median daily rate £375 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% +8.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Nottinghamshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +3 3 £363 -48.21%
Test Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com