The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 27 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.51% 2.50% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.63% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £391
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
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
334 494 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 93.30% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 214 112
Average daily rate £323 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £162.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

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 17 September 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (33.33%) Test Management
1 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) QA
3 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) RIA
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Introscope
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Test Management
1 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos