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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 56 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £393
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.00%
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
West Midlands

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
525 338 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.46% 93.37% 90.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 224 146
Median daily rate £400 £354 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 33
Median hourly rate £13.68 £12.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -34.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Coventry region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP