The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.88% 1.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Test Manager
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 178 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 89.47% 89.90% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 107 80
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -69.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP