The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - 44 38
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.79% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.83% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
180 241 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.74% 95.63% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 137 112
Average daily rate £360 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £13.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Basingstoke region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Manager
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
1 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco