The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Test Manager
Rank 607 592 570
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Manager 19 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.039% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.041% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Average daily rate £430 £419 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £335 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Agile Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Agile Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Test Manager within the UK.

Agile Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Agile Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 17 £435 +2.35% 1
North West - 5 £435 - 1
South East +15 4 £363 -14.70%
Cheshire - 3 £435 -
South West - 3 £500 -
London +4 2 £463 +10.44%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £375 -
Yorkshire -21 2 £375 -
Manchester - 2 £475 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £513 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +8 1 £415 +3.75%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £288 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Exeter - 1 £500 -
Gloucester - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £288 -
North East - 1 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -

Agile Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile 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 Agile Test Manager in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) BDD
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 11 (26.19%) Test Management
5 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
6 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Selenium
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (19.05%) QA
8 8 (19.05%) ISEB
8 8 (19.05%) Defect Management
9 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) JIRA
9 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.90%) .NET
11 5 (11.90%) C#
11 5 (11.90%) Java
11 5 (11.90%) WatiN

Agile Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile 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 Agile Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Mingle
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
4 5 (11.90%) MSTest
4 5 (11.90%) NCrunch
4 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
4 5 (11.90%) WatiN
5 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) BDD
4 11 (26.19%) Test Management
4 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
5 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 8 (19.05%) Defect Management
8 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.90%) Usability Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Groovy
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.05%) ISEB
3 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) IBM