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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.95% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £416 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £338 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £473 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
798 845 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.80% 96.68% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 605 601
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 25
Median hourly rate £17.54 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.41% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Test Management
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Case Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (13.33%) Volume Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Law
6 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) Reuters
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) HSRP
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) PPP
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Management
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Case Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
6 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Volume Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) IFRS
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Reuters
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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