The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.20%
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 387 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.20% 96.27% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 273 84
Average daily rate £350 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £33.34 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Street - 1 £425 -
Taunton - 1 £445 -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft