The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 94 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 24 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.93% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
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£450 £430 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1606 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.03% 93.59% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 938 993
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 186
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 12 £450 +3.44% 1
Southampton -11 1 £500 -9.09% 2
Farnborough - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 44 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 43 (59.72%) Oracle
4 40 (55.56%) ISTQB
5 39 (54.17%) HP
6 33 (45.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 30 (41.67%) C#
8 27 (37.50%) VB
9 25 (34.72%) .NET
10 24 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (29.17%) CRM
12 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
12 20 (27.78%) JSP
12 20 (27.78%) HTML
12 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 15 (20.83%) Functional Testing
14 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
15 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
16 13 (18.06%) SAN
16 13 (18.06%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (16.67%) Java
17 12 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
18 11 (15.28%) HP Quality Center
19 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
19 10 (13.89%) XML
20 9 (12.50%) CCNA
20 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
20 9 (12.50%) Oracle Applications

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) SAN
2 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.94%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 20 (27.78%) JSP
2 20 (27.78%) HTML
3 10 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (6.94%) Middleware
4 5 (6.94%) SOAP
4 5 (6.94%) Web Services
5 4 (5.56%) OLE
6 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.39%) New Media
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) UNIX
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) CRM
2 15 (20.83%) Functional Testing
2 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (11.11%) Test Management
5 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.33%) SOA
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Release Management
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL
9 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.39%) OO
9 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) C#
2 27 (37.50%) VB
3 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 44 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 40 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 33 (45.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
6 9 (12.50%) CCNA
6 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.33%) MCITP
7 6 (8.33%) ISEB
8 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (4.17%) MCSE
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.78%) CCNP
10 2 (2.78%) MCP
11 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Oracle
2 39 (54.17%) HP
3 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Remedy
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) BMC
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