The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 28 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.56% - 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
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 -
Test Manager
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 129 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 94.92% 99.23% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 75 61
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Test Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) CCTV
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP