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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 48 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.59% 0.71% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.73% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
480 412 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.62% 97.17% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 269 97
Median daily rate £413 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 29
Median hourly rate £10.88 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.76% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) QA
3 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Finance
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) German Language
6 1 (5.00%) 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 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP