Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 6 months to 23 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 Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 5.86% 1.06% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 1.07% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Crawley median daily rate £338 £259 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% - -
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £308 £380
% change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex 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 Crawley. 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
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 245 375 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 95.70% 99.21% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 277 188
Crawley median daily rate £388 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £275 £239 £265
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 9
Crawley median hourly rate £15.75 £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.73% +89.66% -6.45%
10th Percentile £12.44 £16.05 £12.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.53 £23.70
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -42.61% +79.69% +1.59%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Crawley

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Crawley

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Crawley over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in Crawley

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 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 Crawley region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) Test Management
3 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (66.67%) ISEB
4 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) CMDB
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) SAP
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (33.33%) PMP
6 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Validation
7 4 (26.67%) IPv4
7 4 (26.67%) IPv6
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) PMO
7 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management

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

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) IPv4
1 4 (26.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Transition Management
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
1 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (33.33%) PMP
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) PMO
3 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP