The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 98 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.85% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.99% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £374 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2226 2349 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.82% 91.54% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1071 1015
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 86 85
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £36.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Berkshire region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 3 £350 -7.89% 4
Bracknell 0 3 £350 -32.03%
Slough -2 2 £500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 22 (44.90%) Test Management
2 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
3 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
7 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.33%) Finance
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) RPG
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) TestDirector
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco
11 5 (10.20%) Windows
11 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
12 4 (8.16%) GGSN
12 4 (8.16%) SGSN
12 4 (8.16%) Billing
12 4 (8.16%) QA
12 4 (8.16%) V-Model
12 4 (8.16%) LTE
12 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.16%) IBM
12 4 (8.16%) CCNA
12 4 (8.16%) HP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) GGSN
1 4 (8.16%) SGSN
1 4 (8.16%) LTE
2 2 (4.08%) MGW
2 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) 4G
2 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.08%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (4.08%) 3G
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.04%) HSPA
3 1 (2.04%) GPRS
3 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.04%) UMTS
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) iSeries
1 3 (6.12%) Smart Meter
1 3 (6.12%) AS400
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Test Management
2 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
3 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.16%) V-Model
9 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.12%) SOA
10 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.08%) Project Management
11 2 (4.08%) Validation
11 2 (4.08%) Time Management
11 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) RPG
2 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) CCNA
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
2 4 (8.16%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) CA
4 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Agilent
5 1 (2.04%) Verint
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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