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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 92 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 26 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.38% 1.00% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.09% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Average daily rate £325 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -4.70%
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
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
1773 1841 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.41% 91.82% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1002 866
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 120 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton - 11 £325 -
Basingstoke +1 2 £400 -27.27%
Winchester -13 2 - - 2
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
1 12 (27.91%) Test Management
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (25.58%) QA
3 10 (23.26%) SAP
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Defect Management
5 8 (18.60%) Case Management
5 8 (18.60%) Smart Meter
5 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
5 8 (18.60%) JIRA
6 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
6 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.95%) Release Management
7 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.63%) HP
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Law
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
10 3 (6.98%) MS Office
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Finance

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.33%) GSM
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.33%) Informix
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
2 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.33%) WATIR
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Test Management
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Defect Management
4 8 (18.60%) Case Management
4 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.95%) Release Management
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.98%) System Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Progress
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO