The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 2.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 178 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 99.05% 97.27% 99.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 133 128
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £208 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £50.68 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Luton region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management