The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 60 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 1.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£310 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -52.26%
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 517 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.19% 91.50% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 293 166
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 80 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £41.35 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Test Manager in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) BASE24
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) DTV
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
1 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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