The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 28 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.

Test Management
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.55%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 35 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 64.58% 81.40% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £11.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Worcestershire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Worcester - 3 £350 -
Test Management
West Midlands

Test Management
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Test Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
1 3 (42.86%) UAT Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
1 1 (14.29%) HP