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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 575 578 551
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 21 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 20
Average daily rate £574 £538 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £448 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £810 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £383
% change year-on-year
- +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Manager
UK

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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 12 £625 +19.21% 1
South East +19 4 £550 -
East Midlands -12 3 £513 -
Yorkshire - 1 £573 -
North West - 1 - -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (42.31%) Test Management
2 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
3 17 (32.69%) Banking
4 14 (26.92%) Investment Banking
4 14 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.00%) Finance
6 11 (21.15%) QA
7 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
8 9 (17.31%) SDLC
9 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) ISEB
10 7 (13.46%) Migration
10 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
10 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
11 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Derivative
12 5 (9.62%) Degree
12 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
13 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
13 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.92%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.92%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.92%) WATIR
General
1 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 14 (26.92%) Investment Banking
3 13 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Back Office
5 3 (5.77%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Billing
6 2 (3.85%) Front Office
6 2 (3.85%) International Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Automotive
7 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) JSON
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Derivative
1 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Test Management
2 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
3 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (17.31%) SDLC
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Calypso
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Murex
4 1 (1.92%) Progress
4 1 (1.92%) SunGard
4 1 (1.92%) Telerik