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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 38 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.26% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.25% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
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£423 £415 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £303 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £470 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
617 577 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.78% 91.59% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 389 346
Average daily rate £375 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Swindon -1 12 £403 -3.24% 2
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Test Management
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) Banking
4 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) ISEB
5 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (11.43%) ETL
6 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
7 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
7 3 (8.57%) Solvency II
7 3 (8.57%) Splunk
7 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) AppFabric
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Data Protection

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
1 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) AppFabric
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Test Management
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security
7 2 (5.71%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Solvency II
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Snort
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) HP
1 3 (8.57%) Splunk
2 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Murex
3 1 (2.86%) BT
3 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software