The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 25 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.31% 7.48% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 8.03% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£458 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £386 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £464 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 137 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 91.50% 93.20% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 103 79
Average daily rate £400 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 16 days ago