The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Manager
Rank 395 412 379
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Manager 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.021% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.023% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £520 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £660 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £386
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Testing 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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Testing Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Testing Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Testing Manager across the London region.

Testing Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Testing Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Testing Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Testing Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Testing Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Testing Manager across the London region.

Testing Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Testing 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 Testing Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Testing Manager
England

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) RequisitePro
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Robot
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) RequisitePro
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Robot
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Basel III
2 1 (10.00%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP