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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / East Midlands
Rank 75 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.22% 1.15% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.20% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £403 £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
1409 1411 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.27% 95.53% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 814 759
Median daily rate £363 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 71 94
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire -5 12 £500 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £400 -15.78%
Leicestershire +3 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £405 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
2 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Banking
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (10.34%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Test Management
7 2 (6.90%) JMeter
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Selenium
7 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
7 2 (6.90%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) .NET
8 1 (3.45%) C

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 2 (6.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.90%) JMeter
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
1 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
2 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Test Management
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Infor
2 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata
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