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 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.80% 3.09% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.27% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Median daily rate £450 £435 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year
- +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
334 428 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.56% 94.48% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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
Gloucester -4 7 £450 +7.14%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Banking
2 18 (78.26%) Retail
2 18 (78.26%) Retail Banking
3 15 (65.22%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (13.04%) Workflow
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) ISEB
9 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
9 3 (13.04%) IFRS
9 3 (13.04%) IFRS 9
9 3 (13.04%) People Management
10 2 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (8.70%) Time Management
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (8.70%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) ATM
General
1 20 (86.96%) Banking
2 18 (78.26%) Retail
2 18 (78.26%) Retail Banking
3 15 (65.22%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) HP