The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank - 36 32
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.20%
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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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
203 246 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.31% 97.23% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 179 127
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £25.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Test Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test 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 Test Manager in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Private Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Avaloq
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test 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 Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Avaloq