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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 71 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 0.36% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.39% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£420 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.58% -26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £227 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £359 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
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
798 778 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.10% 93.73% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 457 307
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 80 57
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.90 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Peterborough - 3 £420 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Agresso
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) HP