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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 222 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 199 273 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.13% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 177 152
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£475 £475 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.20%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -29 36 £500 -4.76% 8
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 158 (38.92%) Test Strategy
2 145 (35.71%) Test Management
2 145 (35.71%) Finance
3 136 (33.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 125 (30.79%) Banking
5 82 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (15.76%) HP Quality Center
7 62 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (14.78%) QA
9 54 (13.30%) Investment Banking
10 45 (11.08%) Test Scripting
11 44 (10.84%) HP
11 44 (10.84%) ISEB
12 43 (10.59%) SQL
13 40 (9.85%) SAP
14 39 (9.61%) Project Management
15 37 (9.11%) Oracle
15 37 (9.11%) ISTQB
16 35 (8.62%) Retail
17 31 (7.64%) Migration
18 29 (7.14%) Test Automation
19 26 (6.40%) Test Planning
20 25 (6.16%) Software Testing
21 24 (5.91%) MS Excel
21 24 (5.91%) Integration Testing
22 23 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
22 23 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
23 21 (5.17%) ETL
23 21 (5.17%) Risk Management
23 21 (5.17%) Performance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
1 4 (0.99%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) SugarCRM
2 3 (0.74%) Drupal
3 2 (0.49%) Lync
3 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.20%) MS Office
3 10 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.97%) MS Project
5 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.72%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.99%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.99%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.74%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.74%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) SaaS
1 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.99%) ATM
1 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.49%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) DVB
2 2 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) SAN
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.48%) QlikView
3 5 (1.23%) DataStage
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.74%) Big Data
5 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.25%) DB2
7 1 (0.25%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (4.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (3.94%) Selenium
3 14 (3.45%) JIRA
4 10 (2.46%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.99%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.74%) JMeter
7 3 (0.74%) Sahi
8 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.49%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.49%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.49%) Maven
8 2 (0.49%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.49%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.49%) Rational Robot
9 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
General
1 145 (35.71%) Finance
2 125 (30.79%) Banking
3 54 (13.30%) Investment Banking
4 35 (8.62%) Retail
5 13 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.22%) Legal
8 8 (1.97%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.48%) Front Office
9 6 (1.48%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Publishing
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.49%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.43%) .NET
2 10 (2.46%) XML
3 5 (1.23%) SOAP
4 4 (0.99%) HTML
5 3 (0.74%) Web Services
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.74%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.49%) RESTful
6 2 (0.49%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.49%) JSP
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) XMPP
7 1 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.25%) Mason
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.94%) Derivative
3 12 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.46%) Equities
5 8 (1.97%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.97%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.97%) IPTV
5 8 (1.97%) Statistics
6 7 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.72%) STB
7 6 (1.48%) NHS
7 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.48%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.23%) FMCG
8 5 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (0.99%) Open Source
9 4 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.45%) UNIX
2 10 (2.46%) Linux
3 9 (2.22%) Windows
4 4 (0.99%) Android
5 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (38.92%) Test Strategy
2 145 (35.71%) Test Management
3 136 (33.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 82 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (11.08%) Test Scripting
7 39 (9.61%) Project Management
8 31 (7.64%) Migration
9 29 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 26 (6.40%) Test Planning
11 25 (6.16%) Software Testing
12 24 (5.91%) Integration Testing
13 23 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (5.17%) ETL
14 21 (5.17%) Risk Management
14 21 (5.17%) Performance Testing
15 19 (4.68%) Validation
16 18 (4.43%) Regression Testing
17 17 (4.19%) PRINCE2
18 16 (3.94%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.59%) SQL
2 11 (2.71%) Java
3 9 (2.22%) C#
4 7 (1.72%) C
5 4 (0.99%) PHP
6 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.74%) Ruby
6 3 (0.74%) C++
7 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.49%) VBScript
7 2 (0.49%) VB
7 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.25%) Scala
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.25%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) Python
8 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (10.84%) ISEB
2 37 (9.11%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.69%) Degree
4 12 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.49%) MCITP
10 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ACCA
11 1 (0.25%) CIMA
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PMP
11 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.78%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) FATCA
2 5 (1.23%) EMIR
3 3 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.74%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.49%) HL7
4 2 (0.49%) Basel III
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 64 (15.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (10.84%) HP
2 40 (9.85%) SAP
3 37 (9.11%) Oracle
4 19 (4.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.46%) Murex
7 8 (1.97%) IBM
7 8 (1.97%) Informatica
8 7 (1.72%) Teradata
9 5 (1.23%) Calypso
10 4 (0.99%) Cerner
10 4 (0.99%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.99%) Cisco
10 4 (0.99%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.99%) Charles River
10 4 (0.99%) Metastorm
10 4 (0.99%) Microgen
11 3 (0.74%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.74%) Apple
11 3 (0.74%) SimCorp
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