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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.62% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.65% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £325 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% +5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £336 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £473 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
717 775 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.24% 96.39% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 568 594
Median daily rate £393 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 21
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) PPP
5 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
6 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.76%) Data Conversion
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Volume Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Reuters
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
2 3 (17.65%) PPP
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) HSRP
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
6 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Volume Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Reuters
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) SAP