The first table below looks at the demand for the Testing 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 Testing 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
Testing Manager
Rank 574 530 574
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Manager 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £319 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £382 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £344 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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%

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Testing Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Testing Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Testing Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Testing Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing 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 -88 13 £450 +28.57% 3
London -17 9 £600 +67.84% 2
City of London -10 5 £600 +67.84%
South East -16 2 £299 -14.64%
Hampshire +3 1 £360 -2.30%
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Brentwood - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Brady
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.67%) Equities
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SS7
1 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) DataStage
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) EMIR
2 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (6.67%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Brady
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Murex
3 1 (6.67%) Calypso
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
Central London / West End
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago