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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / London
Rank 273 251 215
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 126 157 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.80% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 99 133
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £387 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -10 18 £525 +1.44% 6
Croydon -10 2 £400 +1.58%
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (39.84%) Finance
2 84 (32.81%) Test Strategy
3 77 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (26.17%) Banking
5 58 (22.66%) Test Management
6 56 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (15.23%) Test Scripting
9 37 (14.45%) QA
10 35 (13.67%) Retail
11 31 (12.11%) Selenium
11 31 (12.11%) System Integration Testing
12 28 (10.94%) Test Automation
13 27 (10.55%) Integration Testing
14 25 (9.77%) JIRA
14 25 (9.77%) Oracle
15 24 (9.38%) Defect Management
16 23 (8.98%) Java
16 23 (8.98%) Migration
17 21 (8.20%) Scrum
17 21 (8.20%) ISTQB
17 21 (8.20%) ISEB
18 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
19 19 (7.42%) Regression Testing
20 18 (7.03%) SQL
20 18 (7.03%) Retail Banking
20 18 (7.03%) BDD
20 18 (7.03%) Automation Testing
21 17 (6.64%) Non-Functional Testing
21 17 (6.64%) HP Quality Center

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 (2.73%) Confluence
2 5 (1.95%) CMS
2 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.39%) CICS
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.73%) MS Office
2 7 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.56%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.78%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.39%) HFM
5 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) BGP
2 1 (0.39%) Broadband
2 1 (0.39%) HSRP
2 1 (0.39%) MPLS
2 1 (0.39%) OSPF
2 1 (0.39%) PPP
2 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.17%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.78%) DataStage
4 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) OLAP
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Selenium
2 25 (9.77%) JIRA
3 14 (5.47%) WebDriver
4 13 (5.08%) JUnit
5 12 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.91%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.34%) FitNesse
9 6 (2.34%) Maven
10 4 (1.56%) JBehave
10 4 (1.56%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.17%) Mockito
11 3 (1.17%) Moq
11 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (39.84%) Finance
2 67 (26.17%) Banking
3 35 (13.67%) Retail
4 18 (7.03%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.95%) Local Government
6 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.56%) Back Office
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 3 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Billing
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
9 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.13%) Web Services
2 7 (2.73%) Gherkin
3 5 (1.95%) Java EE
3 5 (1.95%) RESTful
3 5 (1.95%) Spring
3 5 (1.95%) XML
4 4 (1.56%) .NET
4 4 (1.56%) Drools
4 4 (1.56%) J2EE
5 3 (1.17%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.17%) REST
5 3 (1.17%) SOAP
6 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.78%) Apache CXF
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.39%) Middleware
7 1 (0.39%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (2.73%) Derivative
2 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.34%) Equities
3 6 (2.34%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.17%) LIMS
4 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (0.78%) EPoS
5 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.39%) CCTV
6 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.39%) PDA
6 1 (0.39%) PKI
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
6 1 (0.39%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.73%) Unix
2 4 (1.56%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Windows
3 2 (0.78%) Android
3 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.39%) AIX
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) HPUX
4 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.81%) Test Strategy
2 77 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.66%) Test Management
4 56 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (15.23%) Test Scripting
7 31 (12.11%) System Integration Testing
8 28 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 27 (10.55%) Integration Testing
10 24 (9.38%) Defect Management
11 23 (8.98%) Migration
12 21 (8.20%) Scrum
13 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.42%) Regression Testing
15 18 (7.03%) Automation Testing
15 18 (7.03%) BDD
16 17 (6.64%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (6.64%) Test Planning
17 16 (6.25%) ERP
17 16 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.98%) Java
2 18 (7.03%) SQL
3 5 (1.95%) C#
4 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.56%) Python
5 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.78%) Lua
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (8.20%) ISEB
1 21 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) Degree
3 5 (1.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CISM
5 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) CISA
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) CRISC
6 1 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.45%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) EMIR
3 4 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.78%) SDET
5 1 (0.39%) Basel II
5 1 (0.39%) Basel III
5 1 (0.39%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (6.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Control-M
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (9.77%) Oracle
2 17 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.47%) HP
4 13 (5.08%) SAP
5 7 (2.73%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.56%) GoldenSource
6 4 (1.56%) Informatica
7 3 (1.17%) hybris
7 3 (1.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (1.17%) Workday
8 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 2 (0.78%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.39%) Murex
9 1 (0.39%) Progress
9 1 (0.39%) Temenos
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