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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 297 254 225
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 130 178 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.79% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.83% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 122 157
Median daily rate £481 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
20247 21536 22754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.14% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14429 15250 16369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 348 448
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 December 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 December 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 -12 16 £513 -0.96% 7
Croydon -17 5 £400 -5.88%
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 99 (35.87%) Finance
2 94 (34.06%) Test Strategy
3 86 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (26.09%) Test Management
5 69 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 64 (23.19%) Banking
7 53 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 39 (14.13%) Retail
10 35 (12.68%) Integration Testing
11 33 (11.96%) Test Automation
12 32 (11.59%) QA
13 30 (10.87%) Selenium
14 28 (10.14%) Defect Management
15 27 (9.78%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (9.06%) SAP
16 25 (9.06%) HP
17 24 (8.70%) JIRA
17 24 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
18 23 (8.33%) Microsoft
19 22 (7.97%) ERP
19 22 (7.97%) ISEB
20 21 (7.61%) Java
20 21 (7.61%) ISTQB
20 21 (7.61%) Functional Testing
21 20 (7.25%) Non-Functional Testing
21 20 (7.25%) Test Planning
21 20 (7.25%) Waterfall
21 20 (7.25%) Performance Testing
21 20 (7.25%) Retail Banking

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 (2.17%) Confluence
2 5 (1.81%) CMS
2 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.36%) CICS
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.54%) MS Office
2 7 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.45%) SAP WM
5 3 (1.09%) HFM
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.72%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.36%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.36%) Magento
7 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.17%) Big Data
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.09%) MySQL
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (10.87%) Selenium
2 24 (8.70%) JIRA
3 12 (4.35%) JUnit
4 11 (3.99%) WebDriver
5 10 (3.62%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.62%) HP UFT
5 10 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.54%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.17%) TestComplete
8 5 (1.81%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.45%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.45%) Maven
10 3 (1.09%) JBehave
11 2 (0.72%) Mockito
11 2 (0.72%) Moq
11 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.72%) Zephyr
General
1 99 (35.87%) Finance
2 64 (23.19%) Banking
3 39 (14.13%) Retail
4 20 (7.25%) Retail Banking
5 12 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.90%) Back Office
7 6 (2.17%) Local Government
8 4 (1.45%) Legal
8 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.09%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
10 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.54%) Web Services
2 6 (2.17%) Gherkin
3 4 (1.45%) .NET
3 4 (1.45%) Drools
3 4 (1.45%) J2EE
3 4 (1.45%) Java EE
3 4 (1.45%) RESTful
3 4 (1.45%) Spring
3 4 (1.45%) XML
4 3 (1.09%) REST
4 3 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.72%) Apache CXF
5 2 (0.72%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.72%) Node.js
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.36%) FpML
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.17%) Derivative
5 5 (1.81%) Equities
5 5 (1.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.09%) EPoS
7 3 (1.09%) LIMS
7 3 (1.09%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.09%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.72%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.72%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.36%) CCTV
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) DTCC
9 1 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.36%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.45%) Linux
2 3 (1.09%) Windows
3 2 (0.72%) Android
3 2 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) AIX
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) HPUX
4 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.06%) Test Strategy
2 86 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (26.09%) Test Management
4 69 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (15.58%) Test Scripting
7 35 (12.68%) Integration Testing
8 33 (11.96%) Test Automation
9 28 (10.14%) Defect Management
10 27 (9.78%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (7.97%) ERP
12 21 (7.61%) Functional Testing
13 20 (7.25%) Non-Functional Testing
13 20 (7.25%) Performance Testing
13 20 (7.25%) Test Planning
13 20 (7.25%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.88%) Migration
15 18 (6.52%) Automation Testing
15 18 (6.52%) Regression Testing
15 18 (6.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.61%) Java
2 10 (3.62%) SQL
3 4 (1.45%) Python
4 3 (1.09%) C#
4 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.72%) Lua
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (7.97%) ISEB
2 21 (7.61%) ISTQB
3 13 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.09%) Degree
6 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.09%) PMP
6 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CISM
8 1 (0.36%) CRISC
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.59%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) EMIR
3 4 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.72%) SDET
5 1 (0.36%) Basel II
5 1 (0.36%) Basel III
5 1 (0.36%) GxP
5 1 (0.36%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 24 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (9.06%) HP
1 25 (9.06%) SAP
2 23 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.16%) Oracle
4 6 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.45%) GoldenSource
5 4 (1.45%) Hyperion
5 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.09%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.09%) hybris
6 3 (1.09%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.72%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.72%) Remedy
7 2 (0.72%) Workday
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) Ariba
8 1 (0.36%) Charles River
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.36%) Reuters
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