The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 13 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.17% 1.92% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.02% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £400 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
Test Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 99 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 90.48% 95.19% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 160
Average daily rate £500 £530 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.62 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% +55.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) MiFID
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
1 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft