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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 67 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.86% 1.04% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.09% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 10
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £353 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £450 £594
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
1498 1561 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.21% 95.71% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 908 713
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 78 153
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.05 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +13 12 £700 +104.37%
Nottinghamshire +6 10 £425 +17.24%
Northamptonshire +2 3 £438 +2.94%
Leicestershire +1 2 £413 -8.33%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 19 (32.20%) Test Management
2 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.34%) ERP
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) QA
8 9 (15.25%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.86%) Smart Meter
10 7 (11.86%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Citrix
11 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (10.17%) Defect Management
12 5 (8.47%) Critical Success Factor
12 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
12 5 (8.47%) System Testing
12 5 (8.47%) 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
2 1 (1.69%) OLTP
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
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Test Management
2 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
4 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.34%) ERP
6 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) Defect Management
9 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 5 (8.47%) System Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Data Governance
12 2 (3.39%) E-business
12 2 (3.39%) Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (3.39%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
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