The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 212 248 218
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 237 171 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.79% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 109 143
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 51 £450 -10.00% 13
Docklands, London +4 11 £450 -
Canary Wharf -6 4 £525 -
Brentford +2 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £444 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 151 (35.70%) Finance
1 151 (35.70%) Test Strategy
2 143 (33.81%) Test Management
3 138 (32.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 137 (32.39%) Banking
5 76 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (16.31%) QA
7 65 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (15.13%) HP Quality Center
9 50 (11.82%) SQL
10 49 (11.58%) Investment Banking
11 46 (10.87%) ISEB
11 46 (10.87%) SAP
12 45 (10.64%) Oracle
12 45 (10.64%) Test Scripting
13 43 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
14 40 (9.46%) ISTQB
14 40 (9.46%) Retail
15 39 (9.22%) Migration
16 38 (8.98%) HP
17 36 (8.51%) Project Management
18 32 (7.57%) Test Automation
19 29 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (6.62%) ETL
20 28 (6.62%) Regression Testing
20 28 (6.62%) Software Testing
20 28 (6.62%) Performance Testing
21 27 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (5.91%) SDLC
22 25 (5.91%) Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.71%) CMS
1 3 (0.71%) SugarCRM
1 3 (0.71%) Drupal
2 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.24%) Lync
2 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.24%) Apache
2 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.24%) SAS
2 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 18 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.02%) MS Office
3 11 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (1.65%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.95%) Agresso
3 4 (0.95%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.24%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) SaaS
1 3 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.47%) DVB
2 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.47%) ATM
2 2 (0.47%) VoIP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.42%) QlikView
3 3 (0.71%) DataStage
4 2 (0.47%) MySQL
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 22 (5.20%) HP UFT
2 16 (3.78%) JIRA
3 13 (3.07%) Selenium
4 11 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.36%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.18%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.71%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.71%) JMeter
9 2 (0.47%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.47%) Rational Robot
9 2 (0.47%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (0.47%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.24%) Behat
10 1 (0.24%) MSTest
10 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 151 (35.70%) Finance
2 137 (32.39%) Banking
3 49 (11.58%) Investment Banking
4 40 (9.46%) Retail
5 18 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.84%) Front Office
7 10 (2.36%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.65%) Back Office
10 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.71%) Publishing
11 3 (0.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.84%) .NET
2 10 (2.36%) XML
3 5 (1.18%) SOAP
4 4 (0.95%) Web Services
5 3 (0.71%) HTML
6 2 (0.47%) RESTful
6 2 (0.47%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.47%) REST
6 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.47%) LAMP
6 2 (0.47%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.24%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.24%) XMPP
7 1 (0.24%) JSON
7 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.24%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.84%) Equities
4 11 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.89%) Statistics
6 7 (1.65%) Derivative
6 7 (1.65%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.65%) FMCG
7 6 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.71%) AS400
9 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.47%) STB
10 2 (0.47%) IPTV
10 2 (0.47%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.47%) DTCC
10 2 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.02%) UNIX
2 8 (1.89%) Linux
3 6 (1.42%) Windows
4 2 (0.47%) AIX
4 2 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.70%) Test Strategy
2 143 (33.81%) Test Management
3 138 (32.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 76 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 43 (10.17%) System Integration Testing
8 39 (9.22%) Migration
9 36 (8.51%) Project Management
10 32 (7.57%) Test Automation
11 28 (6.62%) ETL
11 28 (6.62%) Regression Testing
11 28 (6.62%) Software Testing
11 28 (6.62%) Performance Testing
12 25 (5.91%) Integration Testing
12 25 (5.91%) SDLC
13 24 (5.67%) Test Planning
14 23 (5.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 23 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (5.20%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.82%) SQL
2 17 (4.02%) Java
3 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.42%) PHP
4 6 (1.42%) C
4 6 (1.42%) Python
5 5 (1.18%) Ruby
5 5 (1.18%) Perl
6 4 (0.95%) C#
7 3 (0.71%) C++
8 2 (0.47%) COBOL
8 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) VB
8 2 (0.47%) Scala
9 1 (0.24%) ABAP
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (10.87%) ISEB
2 40 (9.46%) ISTQB
3 17 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.78%) Degree
5 13 (3.07%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) CSQA
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ACCA
10 1 (0.24%) CIMA
10 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (16.31%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.47%) GxP
3 2 (0.47%) FATCA
3 2 (0.47%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (15.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (10.87%) SAP
2 45 (10.64%) Oracle
3 38 (8.98%) HP
4 16 (3.78%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.07%) IBM
6 8 (1.89%) Informatica
7 7 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.65%) Teradata
8 5 (1.18%) VMware
8 5 (1.18%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.18%) Splunk
9 4 (0.95%) Murex
9 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.95%) Charles River
10 3 (0.71%) Metastorm
10 3 (0.71%) Microgen
10 3 (0.71%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.71%) Green Hat
11 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.47%) FatWire
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