The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 45 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.78% 6.12% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 6.37% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 3
Average daily rate £375 £409 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +36.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £356 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
Test Manager
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Verint
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (7.14%) BASE24
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Informatica
1 1 (7.14%) Verint