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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.08% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.45% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £438 £381 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -39.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
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
433 346 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.37% 98.58% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 164 123
Average daily rate £400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 17
Average hourly rate £17.77 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £24.25 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Smart Meter
1 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (36.00%) QA
2 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) IBM