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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Manager
UK / England
Rank 556 589 581
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 23 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.048% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.051% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Median daily rate £500 £588 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +9.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 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
London +23 13 £525 -16.00% 3
Yorkshire +20 2 £500 -12.66%
North East - 2 £500 -
East of England - 2 £925 -
North West +22 1 £525 +11.70%
East Midlands +1 1 - -
South West - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Senior Test Manager
UK

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Test Management
3 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
4 11 (25.58%) Retail
5 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Banking
7 8 (18.60%) ISEB
7 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
9 6 (13.95%) JIRA
9 6 (13.95%) Resource Management
9 6 (13.95%) QA
9 6 (13.95%) Selenium
9 6 (13.95%) Internet
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 5 (11.63%) Data Management
10 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
10 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
10 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (9.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Confluence

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
1 6 (13.95%) Selenium
2 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Retail
3 8 (18.60%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.33%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Drools
1 2 (4.65%) RESTful
1 2 (4.65%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) FpML
2 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) DTCC
1 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Test Management
2 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
3 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.95%) Resource Management
8 5 (11.63%) Data Management
8 5 (11.63%) Re-Platforming
8 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SDET
3 1 (2.33%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) hybris
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Murex
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