The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 48 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% - 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£290 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 384 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.37% 96.73% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 260 336
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Manager
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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
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 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (40.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Test Management
5 6 (30.00%) ISEB
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (20.00%) PMP
7 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (10.00%) Solvency II
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.00%) Time Management
10 1 (5.00%) V-Model
10 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Test Management
4 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) V-Model
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (20.00%) PMP
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) SAP