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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 18 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.68% 1.56% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £391
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
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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 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
107 228 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 95.54% 89.06% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 188 154
Average daily rate £525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
5 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Back Office
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com