Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 27 July 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.47% 0.35% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Coventry median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% -10.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 819 619
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.38% 94.90% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 526 374
Coventry median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £281 £183
90th Percentile £518 £524 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 45
Coventry median hourly rate £15.00 £13.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -17.09% -47.62%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £28.00 £39.75 £25.71
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +9.38%

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 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Coventry region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing