The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chelmsford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 90.24% 86.79% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 35
Average daily rate £400 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Test Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM