The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 37 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 0.37% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
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
345 254 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.78% 95.13% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 155 130
Average daily rate £365 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £204 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.68 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.09% +31.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £37.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) JDA
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) JDA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle