The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 56 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 1.01% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.05% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Median daily rate £365 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
847 855 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.80% 95.85% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 629 612
Median daily rate £368 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +7.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 43
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £27.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Test Management
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Banking
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
6 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) QA
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) SAP
8 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.38%) JIRA
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.25%) PPP
3 1 (3.13%) BGP
3 1 (3.13%) HSRP
3 1 (3.13%) MPLS
3 1 (3.13%) OSPF
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Test Management
2 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) HP
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