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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Surrey
Rank 69 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 1.20% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.24% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £425 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £438 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%

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
871 1129 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.86% 96.58% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 747 705
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 51
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 4 £425 -
Staines - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft