The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 73 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 40 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.96% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.80% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
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£450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £437 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1910 1628 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.40% 93.08% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 904 832
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 152 196
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport -1 21 £450 +3.44%
Portsmouth +6 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 £513 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 56 (62.92%) Security Cleared
2 53 (59.55%) SC Cleared
3 45 (50.56%) ISTQB
3 45 (50.56%) Oracle
4 44 (49.44%) HP
5 36 (40.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 29 (32.58%) C#
7 28 (31.46%) .NET
8 27 (30.34%) VB
9 24 (26.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
10 23 (25.84%) JSP
10 23 (25.84%) HTML
10 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
11 22 (24.72%) CRM
12 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.98%) SAN
13 16 (17.98%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (17.98%) Test Management
14 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (15.73%) SQL
14 14 (15.73%) Functional Testing
15 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
16 12 (13.48%) Finance
16 12 (13.48%) Knowledge Management
17 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
17 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
17 11 (12.36%) Java
18 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (11.24%) CCNA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) SAN
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (6.74%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Ant
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) .NET
2 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
2 23 (25.84%) JSP
2 23 (25.84%) HTML
3 7 (7.87%) XML
4 6 (6.74%) SOAP
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
4 6 (6.74%) Middleware
5 3 (3.37%) Software Packaging
5 3 (3.37%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.12%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) CRM
2 16 (17.98%) Test Management
3 14 (15.73%) Functional Testing
4 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
5 12 (13.48%) Knowledge Management
6 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Project Management
9 7 (7.87%) SOA
10 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.62%) Release Management
11 5 (5.62%) Validation
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.49%) ITIL
12 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.49%) Wealth Management
12 4 (4.49%) Security Testing
13 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
14 2 (2.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) C#
2 27 (30.34%) VB
3 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 11 (12.36%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (62.92%) Security Cleared
2 53 (59.55%) SC Cleared
3 45 (50.56%) ISTQB
4 36 (40.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (11.24%) CCNA
7 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (7.87%) MCITP
8 7 (7.87%) ISEB
9 4 (4.49%) MCSE
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.37%) Degree
10 3 (3.37%) CCNP
10 3 (3.37%) MCP
11 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Oracle
2 44 (49.44%) HP
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.12%) BMC
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy