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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Manager
UK
Rank 565 588 597
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 28 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.051% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 9
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £613 £810
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £538
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 23 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 January 2017. 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 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 +31 26 £500 -4.76% 4
London +9 12 £550 -8.33% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £525 +5.00%
Scotland +19 2 £525 +10.52%
Hertfordshire - 2 £925 - 1
North East - 2 £500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £925 -
East of England - 2 £925 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 - 1
North West +23 1 £525 -
Hampshire +9 1 £350 -
South East +8 1 £350 -36.36%
City of London +3 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 - -
South West - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Gloucester - 1 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 14 (30.43%) Retail
4 13 (28.26%) Test Management
4 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
5 11 (23.91%) Banking
5 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Retail Banking
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) ISEB
9 7 (15.22%) JIRA
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.04%) QA
10 6 (13.04%) Selenium
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 5 (10.87%) TDD
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) Confluence
11 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
11 5 (10.87%) Data Management
11 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (10.87%) Re-Platforming
12 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
13 3 (6.52%) HP UFT

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 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.17%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) JUnit
5 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 11 (23.91%) Banking
4 8 (17.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Drools
1 2 (4.35%) RESTful
1 2 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) FpML
2 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) DTCC
1 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
1 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Test Management
2 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
3 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) BDD
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (10.87%) Data Management
7 5 (10.87%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C#
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SDET
3 1 (2.17%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) hybris
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Charles River
3 1 (2.17%) Murex