The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 98 60 86
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 2.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 2.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 2
Median daily rate £409 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £377 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1216 1259 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.93% 94.73% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 723 709
Median daily rate £415 £400 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 58
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Surrey region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
5 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) JMeter
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) LoadUI
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) LoadUI
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Northgate