The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 599 580 566
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 18 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.059% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.062% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 13
Median daily rate £445 £443 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £730 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London -14 10 £475 -20.83% 1
West Midlands -4 5 £325 -14.47%
South East -8 2 - -
North West -9 1 £475 +35.71%
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Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Test Manager in the job title.

1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (43.90%) Test Management
2 17 (41.46%) Test Strategy
3 12 (29.27%) QA
4 11 (26.83%) Finance
5 10 (24.39%) Banking
6 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
8 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
8 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.20%) Calypso
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
10 4 (9.76%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.32%) TDD
11 3 (7.32%) Collateral Management
11 3 (7.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.44%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Test Management
1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Test Strategy
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 3 (7.32%) Collateral Management
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Calypso
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Murex
5 1 (2.44%) SunGard