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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 46 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 0.88% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.96% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £345 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £470 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Manager
East of England

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
606 732 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.73% 91.84% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 381 281
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 £180 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 63 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 4 £475 +41.79%
Watford +15 2 - -
Tring - 1 £500 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
4 4 (36.36%) Confluence
4 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

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 (36.36%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) NetSuite