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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 312 203 281
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +78
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 128 277 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 1.19% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.26% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 197 94
Median daily rate £475 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -21.95%
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
21385 22035 23374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15195 15564 16262
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 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 344 451
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -20 17 £588 +18.98% 7
Croydon - 2 £350 - 1
Bromley -6 1 £450 +11.11%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 117 (36.22%) Test Strategy
2 114 (35.29%) Finance
3 98 (30.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 97 (30.03%) Test Management
5 91 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (26.93%) Banking
7 61 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (15.48%) Test Automation
9 46 (14.24%) Integration Testing
10 44 (13.62%) QA
11 43 (13.31%) Retail
12 40 (12.38%) HP Quality Center
13 38 (11.76%) Test Scripting
13 38 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
13 38 (11.76%) Defect Management
14 36 (11.15%) Security Cleared
14 36 (11.15%) ISEB
15 32 (9.91%) SAP
16 30 (9.29%) HP
17 28 (8.67%) Test Planning
18 26 (8.05%) Waterfall
18 26 (8.05%) Selenium
18 26 (8.05%) Investment Banking
18 26 (8.05%) Migration
19 25 (7.74%) Microsoft
19 25 (7.74%) JIRA
19 25 (7.74%) Performance Testing
19 25 (7.74%) ISTQB
20 24 (7.43%) SC Cleared
21 23 (7.12%) Functional Testing

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 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.24%) Confluence
3 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) Mule
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.31%) CICS
5 1 (0.31%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.48%) MS Office
2 6 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
3 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.93%) HFM
5 2 (0.62%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.31%) BASE24
6 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Primavera
6 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Broadband
2 1 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.02%) Big Data
2 12 (3.72%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.62%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (8.05%) Selenium
2 25 (7.74%) JIRA
3 10 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.79%) Cucumber
4 9 (2.79%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.17%) HP UFT
5 7 (2.17%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.55%) JUnit
7 5 (1.55%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.24%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.24%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.93%) JMeter
9 3 (0.93%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.93%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.62%) Maven
10 2 (0.62%) NUnit
General
1 114 (35.29%) Finance
2 87 (26.93%) Banking
3 43 (13.31%) Retail
4 26 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 23 (7.12%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.48%) Back Office
7 6 (1.86%) Legal
7 6 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.55%) Front Office
9 4 (1.24%) Local Government
9 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.93%) Law
10 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.62%) Advertising
11 2 (0.62%) Games
11 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.41%) XML
2 8 (2.48%) Web Services
3 7 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 6 (1.86%) SOAP
5 4 (1.24%) Drools
5 4 (1.24%) XSD
6 3 (0.93%) .NET
6 3 (0.93%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.62%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.62%) Node.js
7 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.62%) RESTful
7 2 (0.62%) Spring
7 2 (0.62%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.31%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) Java EE
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.79%) Biometrics
4 7 (2.17%) Derivative
4 7 (2.17%) Equities
5 6 (1.86%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.55%) User Experience
7 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.93%) EPoS
8 3 (0.93%) FMCG
8 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.93%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.62%) PMI
9 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.31%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.48%) Linux
2 6 (1.86%) Windows
3 2 (0.62%) AIX
3 2 (0.62%) Android
3 2 (0.62%) Unix
3 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) HPUX
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.22%) Test Strategy
2 98 (30.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 97 (30.03%) Test Management
4 91 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (15.48%) Test Automation
7 46 (14.24%) Integration Testing
8 38 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 38 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 38 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 28 (8.67%) Test Planning
10 26 (8.05%) Migration
10 26 (8.05%) Waterfall
11 25 (7.74%) Performance Testing
12 23 (7.12%) Functional Testing
13 22 (6.81%) Automation Testing
14 21 (6.50%) DevOps
15 20 (6.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 19 (5.88%) ERP
17 18 (5.57%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.57%) SQL
2 14 (4.33%) Java
3 7 (2.17%) C#
3 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.24%) PHP
5 3 (0.93%) Python
5 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.62%) Lua
7 1 (0.31%) C
7 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (11.15%) ISEB
1 36 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.74%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.10%) PMP
6 5 (1.55%) Degree
7 3 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.62%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.24%) GxP
4 2 (0.62%) Basel II
4 2 (0.62%) Basel III
4 2 (0.62%) SDET
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (12.38%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.86%) Ansible
2 6 (1.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (9.91%) SAP
2 30 (9.29%) HP
3 25 (7.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.26%) Oracle
5 10 (3.10%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.86%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.24%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.93%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.93%) hybris
8 3 (0.93%) Informatica
8 3 (0.93%) Reuters
9 2 (0.62%) Charles River
9 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.62%) Murex
9 2 (0.62%) Remedy
9 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.31%) Calypso
10 1 (0.31%) Temenos
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