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 23 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £840 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
567 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.82% 94.52% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 272 312
Median daily rate £425 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 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 - 3 £925 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Confluence
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 4 (40.00%) People Management
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) JBehave
7 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (20.00%) ATDD
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) User Stories

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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) JBehave
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Moq
4 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) People Management
5 4 (40.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) ATDD
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian