The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 June 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.67% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +32.86% +17.21%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 257 373 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 86.53% 76.59% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 229 127
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £294 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £31.75 £34.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Warwickshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Warwick +7 1 - -
Nuneaton - 1 £300 -
Test Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 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%) SAP