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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 237 225 261
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 194 230 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.04% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 143 105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £360 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +28 32 £475 +5.55% 10
Croydon -10 6 £475 +7.10%
Bromley - 5 £450 -
Brentford +5 3 - -
Docklands, London 0 2 £538 +13.15%
Feltham - 1 £550 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £440 -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 136 (33.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 133 (32.68%) Test Strategy
3 130 (31.94%) Test Management
4 116 (28.50%) Finance
5 93 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (21.62%) Banking
7 85 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (17.44%) QA
9 65 (15.97%) Security Cleared
10 58 (14.25%) HP Quality Center
11 53 (13.02%) System Integration Testing
12 51 (12.53%) Integration Testing
13 47 (11.55%) SC Cleared
14 45 (11.06%) HP
15 43 (10.57%) Test Automation
15 43 (10.57%) Defect Management
16 42 (10.32%) Test Scripting
17 40 (9.83%) ISEB
18 36 (8.85%) Performance Testing
18 36 (8.85%) Retail
18 36 (8.85%) Functional Testing
18 36 (8.85%) Non-Functional Testing
19 35 (8.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 35 (8.60%) Migration
19 35 (8.60%) ISTQB
20 34 (8.35%) Investment Banking
21 31 (7.62%) SQL
22 29 (7.13%) Waterfall
23 28 (6.88%) Test Planning
24 27 (6.63%) Oracle

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 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.74%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) Drupal
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.97%) MS Office
2 8 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.72%) MS Project
4 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) BASE24
4 1 (0.25%) HFM
4 1 (0.25%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.74%) Office 365
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Taleo
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.74%) LAN
2 3 (0.74%) WAN
3 2 (0.49%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) Skype
4 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.21%) Big Data
2 9 (2.21%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) OLAP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (6.14%) JIRA
2 23 (5.65%) HP UFT
2 23 (5.65%) Selenium
3 17 (4.18%) SoapUI
4 11 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.47%) ClearQuest
6 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.98%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.98%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.74%) JMeter
8 3 (0.74%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.74%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (28.50%) Finance
2 88 (21.62%) Banking
3 36 (8.85%) Retail
4 34 (8.35%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.69%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 6 (1.47%) Front Office
9 5 (1.23%) Back Office
9 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Games
12 2 (0.49%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.44%) XML
2 13 (3.19%) SOAP
3 7 (1.72%) Gherkin
3 7 (1.72%) Web Services
4 5 (1.23%) XML Messaging
5 4 (0.98%) XSD
6 2 (0.49%) .NET
6 2 (0.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (2.95%) Biometrics
4 10 (2.46%) Derivative
5 7 (1.72%) User Experience
6 6 (1.47%) Equities
6 6 (1.47%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.98%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.74%) iPad
9 3 (0.74%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.49%) EPoS
10 2 (0.49%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.21%) Linux
2 4 (0.98%) Unix
2 4 (0.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) AIX
3 1 (0.25%) Android
3 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (33.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 133 (32.68%) Test Strategy
3 130 (31.94%) Test Management
4 93 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (13.02%) System Integration Testing
7 51 (12.53%) Integration Testing
8 43 (10.57%) Defect Management
8 43 (10.57%) Test Automation
9 42 (10.32%) Test Scripting
10 36 (8.85%) Functional Testing
10 36 (8.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 36 (8.85%) Performance Testing
11 35 (8.60%) Migration
11 35 (8.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 29 (7.13%) Waterfall
13 28 (6.88%) Test Planning
14 26 (6.39%) Project Management
14 26 (6.39%) Validation
15 25 (6.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.62%) SQL
2 12 (2.95%) Java
3 7 (1.72%) C#
4 5 (1.23%) C
4 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.98%) PHP
6 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 40 (9.83%) ISEB
4 35 (8.60%) ISTQB
5 20 (4.91%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.21%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.97%) PMP
8 7 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.98%) Degree
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (17.44%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.47%) MiFID
4 4 (0.98%) GxP
5 3 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.49%) EMIR
6 2 (0.49%) SDET
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) Basel II
7 1 (0.25%) Basel III
7 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.25%) FATCA
7 1 (0.25%) FINREP
7 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (14.25%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.72%) Puppet
3 6 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (11.06%) HP
2 27 (6.63%) Oracle
3 25 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.14%) SAP
4 12 (2.95%) Calypso
5 6 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.47%) Hortonworks
6 4 (0.98%) IBM
6 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.74%) Compaq
7 3 (0.74%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.74%) Informatica
7 3 (0.74%) Murex
7 3 (0.74%) Reuters
7 3 (0.74%) Terracotta
7 3 (0.74%) webMethods
8 2 (0.49%) Citrix
8 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.25%) Unisys
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