Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 77 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.53% 0.31% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.34% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Coventry median daily rate - £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.24% +3.68%
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -0.91% -3.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 698 882 679
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 91.40% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 655 432
Coventry median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £540 £543 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 40
Coventry median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -6.25% -28.89%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.45 £10.30
90th Percentile £36.08 £28.25 £31.92
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.64% -6.35% +6.25%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Coventry

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Coventry

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Coventry region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Tricentis Tosca
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Finance

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

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP