The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 35 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.22% 0.95% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.99% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £550 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +75.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
Test Manager
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
309 203 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 94.21% 96.21% 89.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 100 109
Average daily rate £358 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Rally
4 1 (16.67%) Testopia
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Qt

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) Rally
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com