The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 121 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.04% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 22
Average daily rate £430 £450 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +32.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £650 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +31.19%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2863 2078 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.86% 93.60% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1056 1409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 248 287
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 7 £406 -26.13%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £288 -52.08%
Bedfordshire -18 3 £430 -21.81% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 1 - -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (28.13%) QA
4 8 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) HP
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
9 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) Magento
10 2 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.13%) UMTS
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) GGSN
1 1 (3.13%) SGSN
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
1 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) VMS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
2 8 (25.00%) Test Management
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
1 6 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Endeca
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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