The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 57 44
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +4.37%
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
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
681 511 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.32% 95.34% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 343 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.14% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
1 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) webMethods
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) webMethods
3 1 (8.33%) HP