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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 41 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.07% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
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
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
357 351 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.45% 96.43% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 239 233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £10.20 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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
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 24 July 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 -2 4 £450 -
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (80.00%) Test Management
1 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) ERP
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (10.00%) SAP
8 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP

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 5 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Management
1 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) ERP
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP