The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 603 595 561
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 23 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.033% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.035% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 21
Average daily rate £549 £525 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £800 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £383
% change year-on-year
- +37.25%
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% -

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
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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 21 £574 +6.74% 4
London +13 12 £625 +19.21% 3
South East +19 4 £550 -
Surrey - 4 £550 -
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £513 -
Nottingham -10 3 £513 -
East Midlands -12 3 £513 -
City of London +36 2 £638 +41.66% 1
Scotland -3 2 £488 +3.72%
Leatherhead - 2 £550 -
Edinburgh -14 1 £500 +6.38%
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £573 -
North West - 1 - -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 24 (35.29%) Finance
1 24 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (33.82%) Test Strategy
3 22 (32.35%) Test Management
3 22 (32.35%) Banking
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
6 12 (17.65%) Migration
6 12 (17.65%) ISEB
7 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
7 11 (16.18%) QA
8 10 (14.71%) SDLC
9 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 8 (11.76%) Retail
10 8 (11.76%) Project Management
11 7 (10.29%) HP
11 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.29%) Test Planning
11 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.82%) Degree
12 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (7.35%) Derivative
13 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Hi Portfolio
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.47%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.47%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.47%) WATIR
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Banking
3 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Back Office
5 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Billing
6 2 (2.94%) Front Office
6 2 (2.94%) International Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.35%) Derivative
1 5 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (33.82%) Test Strategy
3 22 (32.35%) Test Management
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) Migration
7 10 (14.71%) SDLC
8 8 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.29%) Test Planning
9 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
12 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) ISEB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) HP
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Calypso
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Murex
5 1 (1.47%) Progress
5 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.47%) SunGard
5 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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