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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 244 230 214
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 191 209 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.93% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.99% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 138 147
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £393 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.50
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
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
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 £263
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 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +26 25 £488 +5.40% 7
Hayes - 5 £425 -
Croydon -11 4 £440 -0.78%
Brentford +8 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £550 - 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Docklands, London +5 1 £400 -11.11%
Hammersmith +2 1 £475 +8.57% 1
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 133 (35.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 122 (32.71%) Test Strategy
3 118 (31.64%) Test Management
4 97 (26.01%) Finance
5 82 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (20.91%) Banking
7 68 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (17.16%) QA
9 60 (16.09%) System Integration Testing
10 56 (15.01%) HP Quality Center
11 52 (13.94%) Security Cleared
12 43 (11.53%) Test Scripting
12 43 (11.53%) Migration
13 42 (11.26%) HP
13 42 (11.26%) Defect Management
14 37 (9.92%) Integration Testing
15 35 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 34 (9.12%) SC Cleared
17 33 (8.85%) Functional Testing
18 32 (8.58%) Test Automation
18 32 (8.58%) Retail
19 31 (8.31%) Investment Banking
19 31 (8.31%) Performance Testing
19 31 (8.31%) Non-Functional Testing
20 29 (7.77%) ISTQB
21 28 (7.51%) ISEB
22 27 (7.24%) SQL
22 27 (7.24%) Oracle
22 27 (7.24%) HP UFT
22 27 (7.24%) 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 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.80%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.14%) MS Project
3 6 (1.61%) MS Office
3 6 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.07%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) BASE24
4 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.27%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.34%) SaaS
2 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.80%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.54%) Taleo
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) LAN
2 3 (0.80%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (0.80%) WAN
3 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
4 1 (0.27%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.27%) INAP
4 1 (0.27%) ISUP
4 1 (0.27%) Node B
4 1 (0.27%) RNC
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) SS7
4 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.54%) MySQL
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) OLAP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (7.24%) HP UFT
1 27 (7.24%) JIRA
2 18 (4.83%) Selenium
3 15 (4.02%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.41%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.61%) ClearQuest
6 6 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.07%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.80%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.80%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.54%) JMeter
10 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.54%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (26.01%) Finance
2 78 (20.91%) Banking
3 32 (8.58%) Retail
4 31 (8.31%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.14%) Front Office
6 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.61%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.22%) SOAP
1 12 (3.22%) XML
2 9 (2.41%) .NET
3 8 (2.14%) Gherkin
4 6 (1.61%) Middleware
4 6 (1.61%) Web Services
5 4 (1.07%) XSD
6 3 (0.80%) JSON
6 3 (0.80%) REST
6 3 (0.80%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.27%) CGI
7 1 (0.27%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (2.68%) Derivative
3 9 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.41%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.61%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.80%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.54%) EPoS
9 2 (0.54%) Equities
9 2 (0.54%) iPad
9 2 (0.54%) NHS
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.27%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.22%) Linux
2 4 (1.07%) Windows
3 3 (0.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.27%) Android
4 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (35.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 122 (32.71%) Test Strategy
3 118 (31.64%) Test Management
4 82 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (16.09%) System Integration Testing
7 43 (11.53%) Migration
7 43 (11.53%) Test Scripting
8 42 (11.26%) Defect Management
9 37 (9.92%) Integration Testing
10 35 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 33 (8.85%) Functional Testing
12 32 (8.58%) Test Automation
13 31 (8.31%) Non-Functional Testing
13 31 (8.31%) Performance Testing
14 26 (6.97%) Project Management
15 22 (5.90%) Software Testing
15 22 (5.90%) Test Planning
15 22 (5.90%) Validation
15 22 (5.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.24%) SQL
2 16 (4.29%) Java
3 7 (1.88%) C
4 6 (1.61%) C#
4 6 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.34%) Python
6 4 (1.07%) PHP
7 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.77%) ISTQB
4 28 (7.51%) ISEB
5 22 (5.90%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.34%) Degree
7 5 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.80%) PMP
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (17.16%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) MiFID
3 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 4 (1.07%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.80%) FATCA
5 2 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.54%) EMIR
5 2 (0.54%) GxP
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) SDET
6 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) FINREP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
3 1 (0.27%) Varnish
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 56 (15.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (11.26%) HP
2 27 (7.24%) Oracle
3 22 (5.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.56%) SAP
5 14 (3.75%) Calypso
6 7 (1.88%) Murex
7 3 (0.80%) Compaq
7 3 (0.80%) IBM
7 3 (0.80%) Terracotta
7 3 (0.80%) webMethods
8 2 (0.54%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix
9 1 (0.27%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.27%) Informatica
9 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) SunGard
9 1 (0.27%) Unisys
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