The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +31.19%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.06% 98.59% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 47 40
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Test Manager
Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Test Manager
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy