The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 26 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.07% 0.93% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 1.03% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.00
Test Manager
East 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 Derbyshire 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
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
215 195 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 94.30% 90.28% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 118
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £9.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £72.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 3 £360 - 1
Derby - 2 £375 -
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) HP