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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 37 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.19% 0.30% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.32% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £75.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -52.26%
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
393 310 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 93.35% 93.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 133 139
Average daily rate £370 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 18 December 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 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Advertising
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Agresso
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Introscope
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) JMS
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA
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