The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 19 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.26% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -52.26%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 149 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 85.71% 95.51% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 53
Average daily rate £320 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 39
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Test Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) PowerCenter
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Verint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Verint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco