The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -50.43%
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
140 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.96% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.13 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) People Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle