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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 208 256 198
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 242 176 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.75% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.81% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 118 178
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£450 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.00
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 59 £463 -0.53% 8
Docklands, London -1 7 £550 +1.14%
Bromley -3 3 - -
Canary Wharf -9 2 £750 -
Brentford - 2 - -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 160 (34.93%) Finance
2 151 (32.97%) Test Management
3 147 (32.10%) Test Strategy
4 138 (30.13%) Banking
5 136 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 77 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (16.59%) QA
8 67 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
9 63 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (12.88%) SQL
11 55 (12.01%) Oracle
12 53 (11.57%) ISEB
13 50 (10.92%) Test Scripting
14 49 (10.70%) Investment Banking
15 48 (10.48%) SAP
16 46 (10.04%) System Integration Testing
17 45 (9.83%) Retail
18 44 (9.61%) HP
19 41 (8.95%) Project Management
20 38 (8.30%) Migration
21 36 (7.86%) ISTQB
22 35 (7.64%) Test Automation
23 34 (7.42%) Software Testing
24 31 (6.77%) Performance Testing
25 30 (6.55%) Integration Testing
26 29 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
27 27 (5.90%) ETL
28 26 (5.68%) Functional Testing
28 26 (5.68%) SDLC
28 26 (5.68%) Test Planning

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.44%) SAS
1 2 (0.44%) CMS
1 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
1 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.22%) Apache
2 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.22%) Drupal
2 1 (0.22%) WordPress
2 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.15%) MS Office
3 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) SAP HR
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.31%) MultiFonds
3 5 (1.09%) Agresso
4 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.87%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.66%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Magento
7 1 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.22%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) IaaS
1 3 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.22%) Taleo
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.66%) Firewall
1 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.44%) VoIP
2 2 (0.44%) DVB
3 1 (0.22%) ATM
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) DNS
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.31%) QlikView
3 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.44%) DataStage
5 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (4.37%) HP UFT
2 17 (3.71%) LoadRunner
3 14 (3.06%) JIRA
3 14 (3.06%) Selenium
4 12 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.31%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.87%) TestDirector
7 4 (0.87%) LoadUI
8 3 (0.66%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.66%) JMeter
8 3 (0.66%) Subversion
9 2 (0.44%) Rational Robot
9 2 (0.44%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.44%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (0.44%) eggPlant
General
1 160 (34.93%) Finance
2 138 (30.13%) Banking
3 49 (10.70%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.83%) Retail
5 20 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.62%) Front Office
6 12 (2.62%) General Ledger
7 9 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.31%) Back Office
8 6 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.31%) Billing
9 5 (1.09%) Legal
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Publishing
11 3 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.49%) XML
2 12 (2.62%) .NET
3 8 (1.75%) Web Services
4 6 (1.31%) Middleware
5 5 (1.09%) SOAP
6 2 (0.44%) HTML
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.44%) LAMP
6 2 (0.44%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.44%) RESTful
6 2 (0.44%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.40%) Equities
4 10 (2.18%) Derivative
4 10 (2.18%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.53%) Statistics
6 7 (1.53%) FMCG
7 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.66%) AS400
9 3 (0.66%) NHS
10 2 (0.44%) STB
10 2 (0.44%) IPTV
10 2 (0.44%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.28%) UNIX
2 7 (1.53%) Windows
2 7 (1.53%) Linux
3 2 (0.44%) Solaris
4 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (32.97%) Test Management
2 147 (32.10%) Test Strategy
3 136 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 77 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (10.92%) Test Scripting
7 46 (10.04%) System Integration Testing
8 41 (8.95%) Project Management
9 38 (8.30%) Migration
10 35 (7.64%) Test Automation
11 34 (7.42%) Software Testing
12 31 (6.77%) Performance Testing
13 30 (6.55%) Integration Testing
14 27 (5.90%) ETL
15 26 (5.68%) SDLC
15 26 (5.68%) Functional Testing
15 26 (5.68%) Test Planning
16 25 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (5.24%) Regression Testing
18 23 (5.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.88%) SQL
2 17 (3.71%) Java
3 9 (1.97%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.75%) C
5 5 (1.09%) Perl
5 5 (1.09%) Python
5 5 (1.09%) Ruby
6 3 (0.66%) PHP
7 2 (0.44%) C#
7 2 (0.44%) C++
7 2 (0.44%) COBOL
7 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
7 2 (0.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) Groovy
8 1 (0.22%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) ABAP
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (11.57%) ISEB
2 36 (7.86%) ISTQB
3 25 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.06%) Degree
6 10 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.66%) PMP
9 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.22%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (16.59%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) GxP
3 2 (0.44%) FATCA
3 2 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.22%) Basel III
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 55 (12.01%) Oracle
2 48 (10.48%) SAP
3 44 (9.61%) HP
4 19 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.06%) IBM
6 9 (1.97%) Informatica
7 7 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.53%) Splunk
7 7 (1.53%) Teradata
8 6 (1.31%) VMware
8 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.87%) Charles River
10 3 (0.66%) Metastorm
10 3 (0.66%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.66%) Murex
11 2 (0.44%) Calypso
11 2 (0.44%) Cerner
11 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.44%) FatWire
11 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
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