The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 47 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.73% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £840 £380 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -33.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 550 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 93.70% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Rickmansworth - 2 £925 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (11.11%) Migration

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) JDA