The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 107 90 114
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.20% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 5
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £359 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +3.75%
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
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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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3094 2372 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.58% 95.18% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1399 1209
Median daily rate £400 £363 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 149 182
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% -2.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.15 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 10 £400 - 1
Warwickshire -6 7 £420 +7.69%
Shropshire -19 4 £410 - 1
Coventry -17 2 £350 -19.54% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £500 -
Solihull -6 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £370 -
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Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 25 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 23 (38.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (35.00%) Test Management
4 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.33%) ISEB
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) HP
6 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (10.00%) QA
7 6 (10.00%) Windows
7 6 (10.00%) Finance
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) MS Project
8 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 4 (6.67%) SCCM
9 4 (6.67%) JIRA
9 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.67%) Java
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.00%) Programme Governance
10 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (5.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.67%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 23 (38.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (35.00%) Test Management
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.00%) Coaching
9 3 (5.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.00%) SDLC
9 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) ISEB
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) HP
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) ATG
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.67%) JDA
4 1 (1.67%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.67%) webMethods
West Midlands
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