The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 146 135 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 22 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.63% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.66% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 61
Median daily rate £525 £543 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £367 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
Test Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 City of London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.79%) QA
6 6 (15.79%) JIRA
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Test Management
7 5 (13.16%) Retail
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
8 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.53%) Derivative
8 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
8 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.89%) Equities
9 3 (7.89%) HFM
9 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) HFM
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.63%) CA PPM
3 1 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Derivative
2 3 (7.89%) Equities
2 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 2 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.63%) PDA
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Test Management
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (5.26%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) GoldenSource
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Murex
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago