The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 34 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.21% 1.73% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.82% 2.23%
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 £385 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.61% +5.46%
Test Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
416 549 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 91.83% 94.98% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 232 144
Average daily rate £325 £314 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £162.50 £17.10
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 Nottinghamshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +13 10 £438 +32.57%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) QA
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) RIA
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Introscope
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos