The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 37 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 26 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.75% 1.58% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 1.78% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 11
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£402 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 £41.59
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -7.42%
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 561 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.80% 88.77% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 355 377
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 25
Average hourly rate £16.36 £19.31 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.77 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon +9 23 £402 +9.30% 1
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 27 (67.50%) Test Management
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Banking
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.00%) Big Data
8 2 (5.00%) FlexPod
8 2 (5.00%) Murex
8 2 (5.00%) ISEB
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows
8 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Legal
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Retail
8 2 (5.00%) Solvency II
8 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.50%) Findur
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Test Management
2 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Coaching
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Snort
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Murex
1 2 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (2.50%) Juniper
2 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.50%) F5
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk
2 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
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