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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 53 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.21% 1.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
431 309 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.49% 93.35% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 173 159
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.08 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -34.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £30.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

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%) Manufacturing
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
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP