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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 553 540 514
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 26 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.049% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
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£455 £462 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £585 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £519
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -13.25%
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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -4 16 £600 +12.41% 1
South East -9 5 £373 +14.61% 1
East of England +7 2 £424 -19.23%
North West -18 1 £350 -18.60%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 18 (43.90%) Test Strategy
2 17 (41.46%) Test Management
3 16 (39.02%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Banking
5 9 (21.95%) QA
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) ISEB
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
8 5 (12.20%) Selenium
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (9.76%) HP
9 4 (9.76%) Validation
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Release Management
10 3 (7.32%) Degree
10 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
10 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
1 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Behat
5 1 (2.44%) WATIR
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.44%) Sahi
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Test Strategy
2 17 (41.46%) Test Management
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Calypso
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.44%) Microgen
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