The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 42 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.13% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.96% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
Test Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 313 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.13% 96.90% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 210 212
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 28
Median hourly rate £14.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 7 £500 - 1
Corby - 1 - -
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP