The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 547 527 555
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 10 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Average daily rate
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£675 £480 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £600 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Test Manager
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +13 6 £675 +12.50%
South East -29 3 - - 1
South West -30 1 £425 -19.04%
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Senior Test Manager
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Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Test Management
3 11 (33.33%) Banking
4 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) QA
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
7 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) ISEB
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) BPR
9 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.06%) System Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.06%) Front Office

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GPRS
1 1 (3.03%) GSM
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
1 1 (3.03%) UMTS
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) WCDMA
1 1 (3.03%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) DataStage
1 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.03%) WATIR
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Sahi
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Mustache
2 1 (3.03%) Sass
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Ontologies
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Test Management
2 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) BPR
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) RPG
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Fundtech
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Siebel
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft