The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 23 July 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 Middlesex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 203 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.84% 87.12% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 104
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.26 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £45.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP