The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 71 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.79% 0.57% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.62% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £441
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 £58.00 £16.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -50.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
834 647 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.71% 92.69% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 304 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) JMeter
4 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Line Management
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) VBScript
5 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
5 5 (27.78%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (5.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (33.33%) JMeter
3 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
4 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) V-Model
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Document Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
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