The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 194 193 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 52 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.75% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.79% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +16 14 £356 -8.06% 1
Berkshire +8 13 £420 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £500 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +12 8 £265 -26.38% 2
Surrey +5 2 £400 -17.94% 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 41 (37.27%) Test Strategy
2 36 (32.73%) Test Management
3 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 19 (17.27%) Test Planning
6 19 (17.27%) Integration Testing
7 16 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (14.55%) Migration
8 15 (13.64%) Scrum
8 15 (13.64%) HP
9 14 (12.73%) Oracle
10 13 (11.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 13 (11.82%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (11.82%) ERP
10 13 (11.82%) Finance
11 12 (10.91%) ISTQB
11 12 (10.91%) Selenium
11 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.00%) ISEB
12 11 (10.00%) QA
12 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
14 9 (8.18%) Functional Testing
14 9 (8.18%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
15 8 (7.27%) Project Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Project
3 3 (2.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.82%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle iStore
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.91%) LAN
2 1 (0.91%) MVNO
2 1 (0.91%) Skype
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
2 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Selenium
2 7 (6.36%) JIRA
3 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.73%) MSI
6 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Military
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) Ajax
3 2 (1.82%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.91%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) REST
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.91%) CCTV
4 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.91%) NHS
4 1 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 4 (3.64%) Android
2 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Solaris
3 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Test Strategy
2 36 (32.73%) Test Management
3 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (17.27%) Integration Testing
6 19 (17.27%) Test Planning
7 16 (14.55%) Migration
8 15 (13.64%) Scrum
9 13 (11.82%) ERP
9 13 (11.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.82%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Functional Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.27%) Project Management
12 7 (6.36%) Automation Testing
12 7 (6.36%) CRM
12 7 (6.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) Java
2 3 (2.73%) C
2 3 (2.73%) C#
2 3 (2.73%) VBScript
3 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.00%) ISEB
2 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.91%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.91%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.91%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) HP
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) IBM
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) Capita
6 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.82%) Workday
7 1 (0.91%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.91%) Ariba
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.91%) Huawei
7 1 (0.91%) JDA
7 1 (0.91%) Northgate
7 1 (0.91%) Siebel
7 1 (0.91%) Virgin Media
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