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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 1.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -52.26%
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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
202 355 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 91.40% 92.21% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 249 57
Average daily rate £348 £140 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.57% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix