The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 49 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.02% 2.33% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.39% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £429 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +12.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
449 460 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.01% 97.46% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 296 206
Median daily rate £380 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 42
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.68% -31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £43.83 £42.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucester +1 3 £475 +8.57% 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP