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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 590 545 512
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 18 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.046% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.050% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 11
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£513 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £451 £438
% change year-on-year
+13.76% +2.97%
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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 17 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 18 December 2014. 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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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 -34 17 £525 +12.90% 2
London +20 10 £500 -6.97% 2
City of London +12 6 £500 -13.04% 1
South West - 4 £538 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £525 -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
1 10 (40.00%) Test Management
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) QA
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Solvency II
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Derivative
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) DataStage
1 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) Toad
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) WATIR
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Sahi
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Front Office
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Derivative
2 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Test Management
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
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