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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 113 105 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.79% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.84% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £341 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
1823 2035 1957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.06% 94.96% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1291 1112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 134 112
Median hourly rate £21.87 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.68% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Southampton +7 1 £390 -
Winchester -1 1 £400 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 (40.00%) Test Management
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Server Building
4 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) QA
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
6 2 (8.00%) MS Office
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) CMS
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter

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 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Testopia
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Qt
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Test Management
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Server Building
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Revenue Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.00%) JDA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) Rally
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) SAP