The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 29 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.98% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.02% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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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East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 295 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.48% 97.04% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 141 92
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 61
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.65% -38.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £42.50
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 Leicestershire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Test Manager
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Verint

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Verint