The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 551 521 565
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 36 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.048% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
Average daily rate £500 £550 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £443 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £640 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.76% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 April 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 30 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 30 £500 -11.50% 6
London -15 18 £550 -6.38% 2
City of London -8 9 £550 -10.20%
Scotland -1 6 £505 -1.46% 1
South East -13 5 £325 -42.47% 3
West Sussex 0 4 £325 -
Edinburgh -25 2 £540 +5.36%
North West - 2 £430 -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
South West -24 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £525 -
Leeds - 1 £448 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £448 -
Yorkshire - 1 £448 -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Banking
3 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.41%) QA
4 13 (22.41%) Test Management
4 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
5 10 (17.24%) Retail
5 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle
6 9 (15.52%) ISEB
6 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
7 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
7 8 (13.79%) SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Demand Management
10 5 (8.62%) System Testing
10 5 (8.62%) HP
10 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.90%) Migration
11 4 (6.90%) Scrum
11 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.90%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) Front Office
12 3 (5.17%) Change Management
12 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Citrix

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Lync
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) CTI
1 1 (1.72%) GPRS
1 1 (1.72%) GSM
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
1 1 (1.72%) UMTS
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
1 1 (1.72%) WCDMA
1 1 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.45%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) DataStage
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.45%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) JMeter
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.72%) WATIR
3 1 (1.72%) Sahi
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Retail
4 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.90%) Front Office
7 2 (3.45%) Italian Language
7 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.72%) Automotive
8 1 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Advertising
8 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.72%) French Language
8 1 (1.72%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML5
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Mustache
2 1 (1.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (5.17%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.72%) IVR
2 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.72%) Derivative
2 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (22.41%) Test Management
2 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
3 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Demand Management
7 5 (8.62%) System Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Scrum
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.45%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Teradata
4 2 (3.45%) Murex
4 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) Avaya
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) Siebel
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
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