The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 47 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.79% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 705 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.10% 96.71% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 362 319
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 70
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Cambridge 0 6 £425 -10.05%
Peterborough - 3 £475 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (47.06%) SAP
1 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
1 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.88%) ISEB
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Banking
7 1 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) QA
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
1 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) HP