The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 26 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.09% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.60% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £393
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 187 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.81% 97.91% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 77 61
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Midlands region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) HP