The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 21 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.29% 0.68% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.75% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
152 133 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.06% 90.48% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 62 54
Median daily rate £320 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.08 £27.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) JDA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) JDA