The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 23 April 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 Surrey 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 94 66 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.067% 1.48% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 1.59% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Average daily rate - £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +31.19%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1367 1194 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.18% 92.70% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 576 814
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 85 117
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Woking -12 1 - - 5
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP