The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 61 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% 1.21% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.30% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
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£405 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £323 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 538 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.76% 93.08% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 334 269
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Wales region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Wales region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Test Manager
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Test Manager in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) CCA
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
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