The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Suffolk region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.70% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£444 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £405
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 148 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.52% 95.48% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 94 112
Average daily rate £425 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 30
Average hourly rate £15.79 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.41% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Test Manager
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Haverhill - - - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle FAH

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft