The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 37 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.32% - 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£423 - £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
Test Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
337 227 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 89.15% 92.65% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 122 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Leamington Spa - 3 £450 -
Rugby - 1 £395 -
Gaydon - - - -
Test Manager
West Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP CRM
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP