The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Hampshire
Rank 93 87 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 1.69% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.78% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
- +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
1589 1738 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.85% 94.82% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1104 1003
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 96 119
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +7 3 £463 -
Southampton -3 2 £475 +46.15%
Farnborough - 2 £369 -
Basingstoke +10 1 - -
Winchester 0 1 £425 -
Eastleigh - 1 £438 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 8 (28.57%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Military
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) MSI
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
6 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (10.71%) Capita
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.71%) QA
6 3 (10.71%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) MVNO
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) MSI
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Military
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 8 (28.57%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) People Management
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Capita
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media