The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 69 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 1.96% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.04% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 4
Average daily rate £425 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
923 1128 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 96.08% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 550 500
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -1 5 £425 +21.42%
High Wycombe +5 1 £243 -33.10%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (73.68%) Test Management
2 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) SaaS
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Test Management
2 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Compaq
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Terracotta
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods
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