The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
UK / England
Rank 308 250 239
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 272 419 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.95% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 256 267
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the England region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the England region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 127 £525 +5.52% 16
South East -16 50 £425 +7.93% 7
West Midlands -5 23 £420 -1.17% 6
South West +3 18 £425 -5.55% 3
East Midlands +1 18 £403 -19.50%
East of England -5 13 £519 +11.85% 3
Yorkshire -10 10 £475 -2.06% 4
North West -20 8 £325 -25.71%
North East -19 4 £500 +11.11%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 196 (33.11%) Finance
1 196 (33.11%) Test Strategy
2 164 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (26.52%) Test Management
4 152 (25.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 106 (17.91%) Banking
5 106 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (16.05%) Test Scripting
7 87 (14.70%) QA
8 74 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 71 (11.99%) Migration
10 68 (11.49%) Retail
11 56 (9.46%) Oracle
12 55 (9.29%) System Integration Testing
13 54 (9.12%) ISEB
14 52 (8.78%) Integration Testing
15 51 (8.61%) Selenium
15 51 (8.61%) JIRA
16 49 (8.28%) Test Automation
16 49 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
16 49 (8.28%) Scrum
17 47 (7.94%) ISTQB
18 45 (7.60%) Functional Testing
18 45 (7.60%) HP
19 43 (7.26%) Retail Banking
19 43 (7.26%) Test Planning
20 39 (6.59%) Project Management
21 38 (6.42%) Microsoft
22 37 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
23 35 (5.91%) SQL

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.20%) Confluence
2 6 (1.01%) CMS
2 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.68%) CICS
4 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.34%) Mule
5 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.86%) MS Project
3 9 (1.52%) MS Office
4 8 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.51%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.68%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.34%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.17%) HFM
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.52%) Internet
2 7 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.68%) PPP
4 3 (0.51%) ATM
4 3 (0.51%) BGP
4 3 (0.51%) HSRP
4 3 (0.51%) MPLS
4 3 (0.51%) OSPF
4 3 (0.51%) Skype
5 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) LAN
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
5 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) MVNO
6 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.51%) MySQL
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.34%) DataStage
4 2 (0.34%) DB2
4 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.34%) OLAP
4 2 (0.34%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (8.61%) JIRA
1 51 (8.61%) Selenium
2 18 (3.04%) Cucumber
2 18 (3.04%) HP UFT
3 17 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 13 (2.20%) JUnit
5 13 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.03%) SoapUI
6 12 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.35%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.01%) FitNesse
9 6 (1.01%) Maven
9 6 (1.01%) TestComplete
10 4 (0.68%) JBehave
11 3 (0.51%) Mockito
11 3 (0.51%) Moq
11 3 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 196 (33.11%) Finance
2 106 (17.91%) Banking
3 68 (11.49%) Retail
4 43 (7.26%) Retail Banking
5 12 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) Legal
7 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.84%) Local Government
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
9 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.68%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Front Office
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.20%) .NET
1 13 (2.20%) Web Services
2 9 (1.52%) Gherkin
3 7 (1.18%) XML
4 6 (1.01%) SOAP
5 5 (0.84%) Java EE
5 5 (0.84%) RESTful
5 5 (0.84%) Spring
6 4 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.68%) Drools
6 4 (0.68%) J2EE
6 4 (0.68%) Middleware
6 4 (0.68%) REST
7 3 (0.51%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.51%) HTML
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.34%) Ajax
8 2 (0.34%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.36%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.18%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.01%) Equities
6 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.01%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.84%) Derivative
8 4 (0.68%) Data Conversion
8 4 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.51%) LIMS
9 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.51%) PKI
10 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.34%) EPoS
10 2 (0.34%) PMI
10 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.90%) Windows
2 20 (3.38%) Unix
3 19 (3.21%) Linux
4 12 (2.03%) Android
5 11 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.18%) AIX
7 6 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.68%) HPUX
8 4 (0.68%) Solaris
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.11%) Test Strategy
2 164 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (26.52%) Test Management
4 152 (25.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 106 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (16.05%) Test Scripting
7 74 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 71 (11.99%) Migration
9 55 (9.29%) System Integration Testing
10 52 (8.78%) Integration Testing
11 49 (8.28%) Scrum
11 49 (8.28%) Test Automation
12 45 (7.60%) Functional Testing
13 43 (7.26%) Test Planning
14 39 (6.59%) Project Management
15 37 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
16 35 (5.91%) ERP
17 34 (5.74%) Regression Testing
18 33 (5.57%) Automated Testing
18 33 (5.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.91%) SQL
2 32 (5.41%) Java
3 9 (1.52%) C#
4 8 (1.35%) C
5 6 (1.01%) Python
6 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.34%) Lua
9 2 (0.34%) PHP
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (9.12%) ISEB
2 47 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 28 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.20%) Degree
6 5 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CISM
8 2 (0.34%) PMP
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) CISA
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (14.70%) QA
2 5 (0.84%) EMIR
3 4 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
5 2 (0.34%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.51%) SCCM
2 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 56 (9.46%) Oracle
2 45 (7.60%) HP
3 38 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.24%) SAP
5 7 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.18%) IBM
6 6 (1.01%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.01%) Workday
7 5 (0.84%) webMethods
8 4 (0.68%) Capita
8 4 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.68%) GoldenSource
8 4 (0.68%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.68%) hybris
8 4 (0.68%) Informatica
9 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.51%) Reuters
10 2 (0.34%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.34%) Remedy
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago