The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Derbyshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 27 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.94% 2.17% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.30% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
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£525 £325 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +49.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 217 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 90.57% 94.35% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 113 71
Average daily rate £320 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £70 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 32
Average hourly rate £11.00 £31.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.25 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £54.58 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Manager
East Midlands

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 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Derby - - - - 1
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East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) SAP