The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 31 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.28% 4.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
224 220 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.73% 92.83% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 105 130
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 38 35
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +177.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £48.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -10 2 £391 +0.96%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft