The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.81% - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 140 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 85.48% 97.90% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 105 51
Median daily rate £350 £408 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -54.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cheltenham region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle