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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 89 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.36% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.42% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Median daily rate £450 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
1613 1484 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.84% 96.36% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 908 848
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 80 107
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £8.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £20.00 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Northamptonshire -9 10 £500 +42.85%
Nottinghamshire -13 3 £400 -5.88%
Derbyshire +1 2 - -
Leicestershire -3 1 - -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Critical Success Factor
3 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
3 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Middleware
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 2 (6.45%) Legal
6 2 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) ISMS
6 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database

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 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Critical Success Factor
2 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
2 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.45%) ISMS
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) PHP
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Infor
2 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.23%) SAP