The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 48 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.50% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £270 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
378 354 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.56% 94.91% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 229 175
Median daily rate £440 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Coventry region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP