The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Manager
East of England > Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.86% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
East of England median daily rate £438 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 337 307 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 94.46% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 743 1330
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +28.78%  
10th Percentile £300 £230 £163
90th Percentile £575 £600 £494
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 112
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +227.27%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.75 £50.78 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Bedfordshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Bedfordshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle