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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire - 0.89% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £41.72

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 283 263 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 81.09% 77.81% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 150 124
Median daily rate £400 £390 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.61 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.48% -34.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £20.00 £37.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server

Test Management
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Guidewire