The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 64 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.39% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 2
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £357 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £395
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 - - -
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
944 1155 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.42% 96.01% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 541 667
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 69
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 10 £413 +5.76% 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Test Management
2 15 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
4 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) SAP
6 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (20.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) System Testing
9 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) Unix
10 3 (12.50%) Retail

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.17%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (4.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Essbase
3 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Management
2 15 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) HND
6 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Compaq
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Temenos
4 1 (4.17%) Terracotta
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods