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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 82 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.17% - 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Median daily rate £275 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.50
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
756 555 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.93% 95.36% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 373 207
Median daily rate £420 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Crawley - 4 £259 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Chichester - 1 £275 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Test Management
3 9 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) QA

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 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Test Management
3 9 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) SAP