The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 589 553 540
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 11 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.038% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.040% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 22
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£413 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £768
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 9 £413 -19.51% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Test Management
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.52%) RPG
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) BPR
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Front Office
8 2 (9.52%) Back Office
8 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
8 2 (9.52%) System Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Asset Management

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) DataStage
1 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
1 2 (9.52%) Derivative
1 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Test Management
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) BPR
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
1 2 (9.52%) RPG
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) Fundtech
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