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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 62 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.40% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.42% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -10.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +8.46%
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
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
729 708 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.43% 95.03% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 358 469
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 30 September 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
Watford -6 1 £425 -5.55%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (54.55%) QA
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Confluence
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SAP

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 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
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
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) 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 Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) JDA
3 1 (9.09%) NetSuite