The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 55 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 0.54% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.57% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £290 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
Test Manager
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
506 350 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.01% 94.85% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 215 252
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £128 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.82 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Crawley - 3 £275 - 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) NHS
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) CCTV
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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