The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 527 502 549
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 30 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.046% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.050% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 10
Average daily rate £500 £558 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £430 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £623 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.76% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Test Manager
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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 17 April 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 17 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
London -25 18 £550 -4.34% 2
South East -16 5 £325 -42.47% 5
North West - 2 £430 - 1
East Midlands -11 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
South West -27 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £448 -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (30.00%) Finance
1 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (26.00%) QA
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.00%) Test Management
4 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (16.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) ISEB
6 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (12.00%) Demand Management
7 6 (12.00%) Retail
8 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 5 (10.00%) System Testing
8 5 (10.00%) HP
9 4 (8.00%) Front Office
9 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.00%) Selenium
10 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.00%) Change Management

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) GPRS
1 1 (2.00%) GSM
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
1 1 (2.00%) UMTS
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (2.00%) CTI
1 1 (2.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Sahi
3 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) WATIR
3 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Front Office
5 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Italian Language
6 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.00%) Automotive
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) Mustache
2 1 (2.00%) Sass
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.00%) IVR
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.00%) Test Management
3 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Demand Management
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.00%) Data Transformation
10 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (4.00%) Murex
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas 50
Rate: Up to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago