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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 31 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.87% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
218 279 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.20% 97.89% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 137 233
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS