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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 559 563 522
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 33 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.022% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
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£450 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £513 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £713 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +1.25%
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
46993 45168 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30139 28182 24625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1790 1829 1978
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.50 £41.50
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 15 £450 -33.33% 1
West Midlands - 6 £380 - 1
South East -15 3 £425 -
Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
South West 0 2 £475 +11.76%
East of England - 2 £437 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (38.18%) Test Management
1 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
2 18 (32.73%) Finance
3 15 (27.27%) Banking
4 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (18.18%) QA
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) SAP
7 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.73%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (12.73%) ISEB
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (9.09%) Validation
10 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
10 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
10 5 (9.09%) IBM
11 4 (7.27%) HP
11 4 (7.27%) ITIL
11 4 (7.27%) Degree
11 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
11 4 (7.27%) Selenium
11 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.45%) Waterfall

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) VoIP
1 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Behat
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) LAMP
1 1 (1.82%) RESTful
1 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Test Management
1 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
2 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
4 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Validation
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (5.45%) SDLC
7 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Calypso
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Microgen