The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 73 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.40% 1.04% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.07% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate £500 £270 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
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
1485 1400 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.83% 96.62% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 761 760
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £212 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 86 123
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £438 +14.75%
Northamptonshire +12 5 £500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (32.56%) Test Management
3 11 (25.58%) QA
3 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
3 11 (25.58%) Test Planning
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
9 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (4.65%) Essbase
10 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.65%) E-business
10 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Taleo
10 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Pegasus
10 2 (4.65%) Unix

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (4.65%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Taleo
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Essbase
2 1 (2.33%) OLTP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) RESTful
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
1 1 (2.33%) WSDL
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (32.56%) Test Management
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Test Planning
3 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
4 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) ERP
7 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
8 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) E-business
9 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Hyperion
3 2 (4.65%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) VMware