The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 72 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 24 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.58% 1.02% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.07% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Median daily rate £473 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £361 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1456 1497 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.98% 95.17% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 869 718
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 67 126
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Derbyshire +6 9 £525 +45.83%
Nottinghamshire +4 8 £425 +17.24%
Northamptonshire -4 4 £450 +5.88%
Leicestershire +9 1 £475 +5.55%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 18 (30.51%) Test Management
2 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
4 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.34%) ERP
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
7 9 (15.25%) QA
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle
8 8 (13.56%) Migration
9 7 (11.86%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (10.17%) Defect Management
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (10.17%) Citrix
11 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.47%) System Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 4 (6.78%) Smart Meter
13 3 (5.08%) SQL
13 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (5.08%) Data Governance
14 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
14 2 (3.39%) Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (3.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
14 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Test Management
2 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.34%) ERP
6 8 (13.56%) Migration
7 7 (11.86%) Critical Success Factor
8 6 (10.17%) Defect Management
8 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.47%) SDLC
9 5 (8.47%) System Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
10 3 (5.08%) Data Governance
11 2 (3.39%) E-business
11 2 (3.39%) Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (3.39%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Citrix
3 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.39%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP