Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -19
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.69% 1.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £369 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £350 £194 £356
90th Percentile £419 £750 £369
East Midlands median daily rate £369 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -13.24% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire 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 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 737 925 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.01% 85.25% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 483 475
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £257 £225
90th Percentile £538 £625 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -42.31% +82.46%
10th Percentile £9.45 £11.95 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.15 £18.53 £49.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.55 £14.75 £17.40
% change year-on-year +12.20% -15.23% -17.14%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 22 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
Nottingham +4 6 £369 -15.71% 2
Test Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com