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 25 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 / Worcestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - - 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
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 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 25 76 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 73.53% 80.85% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 58 55
Median daily rate £385 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £266 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.29% -20.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £13.50 £32.50
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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management

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 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared