The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 23 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.43% 2.27% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.47% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£375 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -52.26%
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 162 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.33% 92.05% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 90 84
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £36.20
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 Dorset

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Dorset region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 1 £375 -18.91% 2
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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