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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South West / Somerset
Rank 37 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 1.42% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.43% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £360 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
228 280 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.00% 99.64% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 144 185
Median daily rate £363 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters