The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 April 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 Northamptonshire 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 34 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.86% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.91% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £238 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £525 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
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 £38.50 £36.25 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +31.19%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 220 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.97% 94.42% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 125 220
Average daily rate £423 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 1 £565 - 1
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) IVR

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) SunGard