The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 51 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.46% 1.16% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.19% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £575 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +3.75%
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
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
461 419 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.04% 97.44% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 275 127
Median daily rate £405 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 25
Median hourly rate £10.88 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP