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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.53% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
122 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.13% 93.42% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 59
Median daily rate £318 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -37.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP