The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 647 613 612
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 14 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.084% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.088% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 7
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £423 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £463
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Test Manager in the job title.

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 24 August 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -12 12 £488 +2.63% 3
London +2 7 £550 -21.42% 1
City of London +30 2 £750 +7.14% 1
South East +15 2 £384 -
Scotland -3 2 £550 +10.00%
Edinburgh -18 2 £550 +10.00%
High Wycombe - 2 £384 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £384 -
South West +10 1 £575 +21.05%
West Midlands -33 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £575 -
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Test Manager in the job title.

1 23 (58.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 16 (41.03%) Test Strategy
4 13 (33.33%) Test Management
5 12 (30.77%) Banking
6 8 (20.51%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) HP
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Retail Banking
9 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.26%) QA
9 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.26%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) JIRA
10 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (7.69%) ISEB
10 3 (7.69%) Hi Portfolio
10 3 (7.69%) Project Management

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Hi Portfolio
2 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Retail
4 5 (12.82%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (5.13%) Front Office
8 1 (2.56%) Back Office
8 1 (2.56%) Billing
8 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Murex MxML
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) Test Strategy
3 13 (33.33%) Test Management
4 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
6 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Charles River
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) Murex
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com