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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 54 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 0.78% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.83% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £421 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.50
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
849 848 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.37% 94.64% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 600 582
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 38
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £80.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 9 (42.86%) Test Management
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
6 3 (14.29%) Office Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared

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 (4.76%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Management
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Office Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP