The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 293 189 284
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +95
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 146 277 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 181 101
Median daily rate £500 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.43%
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
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21884 22032 23026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.89% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15568 15452 15629
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 330 437
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London -19 22 £550 +15.78% 3
Croydon - 6 £350 -
Bromley -3 2 £450 +11.11%
Brentford +1 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £550 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 125 (36.02%) Test Strategy
2 109 (31.41%) Finance
3 106 (30.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 105 (30.26%) Test Management
5 90 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (24.21%) Banking
7 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (13.83%) HP Quality Center
8 48 (13.83%) Test Automation
9 46 (13.26%) Security Cleared
10 45 (12.97%) Integration Testing
10 45 (12.97%) QA
11 44 (12.68%) Defect Management
12 41 (11.82%) Test Scripting
12 41 (11.82%) Retail
12 41 (11.82%) ISEB
12 41 (11.82%) HP
13 40 (11.53%) System Integration Testing
14 31 (8.93%) ISTQB
14 31 (8.93%) SC Cleared
15 29 (8.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 28 (8.07%) Functional Testing
16 28 (8.07%) Performance Testing
16 28 (8.07%) SAP
17 27 (7.78%) Non-Functional Testing
18 26 (7.49%) Test Planning
18 26 (7.49%) Waterfall
19 25 (7.20%) Selenium
20 24 (6.92%) Investment Banking
21 23 (6.63%) JIRA

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.86%) CMS
2 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.58%) Confluence
3 2 (0.58%) Mule
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Drupal
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.59%) MS Office
2 8 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.15%) MS Project
5 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.58%) HFM
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) BASE24
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.75%) Big Data
2 10 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.29%) OLAP
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (7.20%) Selenium
2 23 (6.63%) JIRA
3 15 (4.32%) HP UFT
4 12 (3.46%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.88%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.44%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.15%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.86%) JMeter
11 3 (0.86%) JUnit
11 3 (0.86%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.86%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.58%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 109 (31.41%) Finance
2 84 (24.21%) Banking
3 41 (11.82%) Retail
4 24 (6.92%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.05%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.31%) Back Office
7 6 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.44%) Front Office
8 5 (1.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Games
10 3 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Local Government
10 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.46%) XML
2 9 (2.59%) Gherkin
2 9 (2.59%) Web Services
3 7 (2.02%) SOAP
4 4 (1.15%) XSD
5 3 (0.86%) REST
6 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.58%) Apache CXF
6 2 (0.58%) Drools
6 2 (0.58%) Middleware
6 2 (0.58%) Node.js
6 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.58%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.29%) .NET
7 1 (0.29%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.59%) Biometrics
2 9 (2.59%) Derivative
3 8 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.31%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (1.73%) Equities
4 6 (1.73%) User Experience
5 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.86%) EPoS
7 3 (0.86%) FMCG
7 3 (0.86%) iPad
7 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Linux
2 4 (1.15%) Windows
3 2 (0.58%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) AIX
4 1 (0.29%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.02%) Test Strategy
2 106 (30.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 105 (30.26%) Test Management
4 90 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (13.83%) Test Automation
7 45 (12.97%) Integration Testing
8 44 (12.68%) Defect Management
9 41 (11.82%) Test Scripting
10 40 (11.53%) System Integration Testing
11 29 (8.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 28 (8.07%) Functional Testing
12 28 (8.07%) Performance Testing
13 27 (7.78%) Non-Functional Testing
14 26 (7.49%) Test Planning
14 26 (7.49%) Waterfall
15 23 (6.63%) Automation Testing
16 22 (6.34%) Migration
17 21 (6.05%) Project Management
18 19 (5.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.61%) SQL
2 10 (2.88%) Java
3 8 (2.31%) C#
3 8 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.15%) PHP
5 3 (0.86%) C
5 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.58%) Lua
6 2 (0.58%) Python
7 1 (0.29%) Ruby
7 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.82%) ISEB
3 31 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 31 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.31%) PMP
6 7 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.73%) Degree
8 3 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.97%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.15%) GxP
4 2 (0.58%) Basel II
4 2 (0.58%) Basel III
4 2 (0.58%) EMIR
4 2 (0.58%) MiFID
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (2.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (13.83%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.02%) Puppet
3 6 (1.73%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (11.82%) HP
2 28 (8.07%) SAP
3 23 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.32%) Oracle
5 8 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.73%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.86%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) Reuters
9 2 (0.58%) Charles River
9 2 (0.58%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.58%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.58%) Murex
9 2 (0.58%) Remedy
9 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.29%) Alias
10 1 (0.29%) OpenText
10 1 (0.29%) VMware
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