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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 563 569 554
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 26 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.017% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £720 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 9 £700 +75.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £475 -
South East -17 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (41.51%) Test Management
2 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) SAP
3 11 (20.75%) Banking
4 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
6 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (15.09%) QA
7 7 (13.21%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (13.21%) IBM
7 7 (13.21%) HP
8 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.32%) Retail
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.55%) ISEB
10 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
11 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
11 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.66%) ITIL
11 3 (5.66%) HP UFT
11 3 (5.66%) Change Management
12 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) VoIP
1 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Behat
3 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Test Management
2 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
3 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
5 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
10 2 (3.77%) Validation
10 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.77%) ERP
10 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
1 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) SAP
2 7 (13.21%) IBM
2 7 (13.21%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Calypso