Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.28% 0.11% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -40.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £339
90th Percentile £458 £300 £535
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +7.14% -16.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 813 779 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.40% 86.08% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 446 457
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £410 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +5.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £279 £272 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 21
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.11 £12.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -11.46% -15.29%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.58 £25.35 £22.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.90% -9.69% -2.70%

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 19 January 2018. 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 +13 12 £375 +25.00% 2
Test Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) CGI
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (8.33%) QA

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 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
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 Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com