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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 40 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.08% 0.99% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 1.04% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £420 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
387 481 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.71% 95.63% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 272 255
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 +8 10 £488 +16.07%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (84.00%) Banking
2 19 (76.00%) Finance
3 18 (72.00%) Retail
3 18 (72.00%) Retail Banking
4 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) People Management
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.00%) Workflow
9 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Python
9 3 (12.00%) ATM
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.00%) Time Management
9 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking

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 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (84.00%) Banking
2 19 (76.00%) Finance
3 18 (72.00%) Retail
3 18 (72.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle