The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 33 23
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 1.82% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.96% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 16
Median daily rate - £365 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £58.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
316 358 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.05% 93.23% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 278 323
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 26
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

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 Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Swindon region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP