The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 35 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
222 326 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.98% 96.45% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 173 319
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP