The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 128 140 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.93% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.98% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 68
Average daily rate £525 £518 £528
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.37%
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
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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
5 13 (22.03%) Test Management
5 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.34%) Investment Banking
7 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 9 (15.25%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (13.56%) QA
10 6 (10.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (10.17%) SDLC
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle
10 6 (10.17%) HP
11 5 (8.47%) XML
11 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Equities
11 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
12 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
12 4 (6.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
12 4 (6.78%) Functional Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Derivative
12 4 (6.78%) Retail
12 4 (6.78%) Fixed Income
12 4 (6.78%) System Testing
12 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (1.69%) Primavera
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.69%) Summit
1 1 (1.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
1 3 (5.08%) LDAP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
1 3 (5.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 12 (20.34%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
5 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 2 (3.39%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) FIXML
2 2 (3.39%) FpML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Equities
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
2 4 (6.78%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
3 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (22.03%) Test Management
4 9 (15.25%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) SDLC
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Functional Testing
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL
7 4 (6.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.78%) System Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.69%) FATCA
3 1 (1.69%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Murex
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) BMC
4 1 (1.69%) Calypso
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) Compaq
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) NetApp
4 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Perforce
4 1 (1.69%) Rally
4 1 (1.69%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.69%) webMethods
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