The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Crawley region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 17 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.44% 1.53% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.63% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £338 £500 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -10.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +31.19%
Job Titles Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 184 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 96.75% 93.88% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 122 107
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Test Manager
West Sussex

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 16 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA