The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / East of England
Rank 105 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.58% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.60% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Median daily rate £488 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £917 £533 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2040 2320 2509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.60% 96.07% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1372 1465
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 200 236
Median hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £840 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £403 -19.50% 1
Suffolk - 4 £519 -
Essex -4 1 - - 1
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 of England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 11 (44.00%) Test Management
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) QA
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Selenium
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Confluence
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) People Management
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) ISTQB

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) AS400
1 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Test Management
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) People Management
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Informatica
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Temenos
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
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