The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Testing 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
Testing Manager
Rank 257 240 235
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Manager 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.021% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.023% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £299 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% -14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £348 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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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
9125 8569 7745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.48% 91.87% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4744 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 448 606
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Testing 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 Testing Manager across the South East region.

Testing Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Testing 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 Testing Manager across the South East region.

Testing Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Testing Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Manager within the South East 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £406 -
Hampshire -9 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Testing Manager
England

Testing Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP