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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 232 220 260
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 201 222 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.97% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.02% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 142 114
Median daily rate £475 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £375
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 - - -
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 29 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 +33 30 £475 +5.55% 6
Hayes - 5 £425 -
Croydon -5 4 £440 -0.78%
Bromley - 4 £500 -
Docklands, London +4 2 £538 +13.15%
Brentford +4 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 140 (35.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 135 (34.53%) Test Strategy
3 127 (32.48%) Test Management
4 105 (26.85%) Finance
5 88 (22.51%) Banking
6 82 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (18.41%) QA
9 62 (15.86%) Security Cleared
10 58 (14.83%) System Integration Testing
11 54 (13.81%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (12.53%) Integration Testing
13 45 (11.51%) Test Scripting
14 43 (11.00%) SC Cleared
14 43 (11.00%) Test Automation
14 43 (11.00%) Defect Management
15 41 (10.49%) Migration
16 39 (9.97%) HP
17 38 (9.72%) Functional Testing
18 37 (9.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 36 (9.21%) ISTQB
20 34 (8.70%) Performance Testing
20 34 (8.70%) ISEB
21 33 (8.44%) Investment Banking
22 32 (8.18%) SQL
22 32 (8.18%) Non-Functional Testing
23 31 (7.93%) Retail
24 30 (7.67%) Test Planning
25 27 (6.91%) Oracle
25 27 (6.91%) Waterfall

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 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.77%) CMS
3 2 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) Drupal
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.05%) MS Project
3 7 (1.79%) MS Office
3 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.77%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) BASE24
4 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.77%) Office 365
1 3 (0.77%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) IaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Taleo
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Internet
2 3 (0.77%) LAN
2 3 (0.77%) WAN
3 2 (0.51%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) Skype
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.53%) Big Data
2 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) OLAP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (6.65%) HP UFT
2 25 (6.39%) JIRA
3 20 (5.12%) Selenium
4 18 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.53%) ClearQuest
7 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.02%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.02%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.51%) JMeter
11 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.51%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 105 (26.85%) Finance
2 88 (22.51%) Banking
3 33 (8.44%) Investment Banking
4 31 (7.93%) Retail
5 14 (3.58%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.30%) Front Office
7 6 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 3 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.58%) SOAP
1 14 (3.58%) XML
2 8 (2.05%) Gherkin
3 7 (1.79%) .NET
3 7 (1.79%) Web Services
4 5 (1.28%) XML Messaging
5 4 (1.02%) Middleware
5 4 (1.02%) XSD
6 1 (0.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.26%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.26%) REST
6 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.56%) Derivative
4 9 (2.30%) Biometrics
5 8 (2.05%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.79%) User Experience
7 6 (1.53%) Equities
7 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.51%) EPoS
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
12 1 (0.26%) FMCG
12 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.81%) Linux
2 5 (1.28%) Windows
3 4 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.26%) AIX
4 1 (0.26%) Android
4 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 135 (34.53%) Test Strategy
3 127 (32.48%) Test Management
4 82 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (14.83%) System Integration Testing
7 49 (12.53%) Integration Testing
8 45 (11.51%) Test Scripting
9 43 (11.00%) Defect Management
9 43 (11.00%) Test Automation
10 41 (10.49%) Migration
11 38 (9.72%) Functional Testing
12 37 (9.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 34 (8.70%) Performance Testing
14 32 (8.18%) Non-Functional Testing
15 30 (7.67%) Test Planning
16 27 (6.91%) Waterfall
17 25 (6.39%) Project Management
18 24 (6.14%) Validation
19 23 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.18%) SQL
2 13 (3.32%) Java
3 8 (2.05%) C#
4 7 (1.79%) C
5 5 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.02%) PHP
7 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.77%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (15.86%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.21%) ISTQB
4 34 (8.70%) ISEB
5 21 (5.37%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.79%) PMP
8 6 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.02%) Degree
10 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.41%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) MiFID
2 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.02%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.77%) GxP
5 2 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.51%) EMIR
5 2 (0.51%) SDET
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.26%) Basel III
6 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) FATCA
6 1 (0.26%) FINREP
6 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.26%) KVM
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (13.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.79%) Puppet
3 6 (1.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (9.97%) HP
2 27 (6.91%) Oracle
3 23 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.35%) SAP
5 14 (3.58%) Calypso
6 6 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.53%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.28%) Murex
8 4 (1.02%) IBM
9 3 (0.77%) Compaq
9 3 (0.77%) Informatica
9 3 (0.77%) Terracotta
9 3 (0.77%) webMethods
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.26%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.26%) SunGard
11 1 (0.26%) Sybase
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 per day
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