The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.21% 1.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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 130 221 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 95.59% 98.66% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 158 90
Median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £43.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.46% +177.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.59 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.40 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (25.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) CCTV
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Ariba
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) XML

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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) HP