The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 26 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.59% - 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Manager
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 154 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.85% 96.86% 98.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 154
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 17
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.66%
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 Ipswich

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Ipswich region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality