The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 25 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 2.00% 3.39% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 3.45% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £750 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +19.44%  
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 - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 48 58 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.00% 98.31% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 98
Median daily rate £600 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Docklands, London

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Docklands, London

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 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 Docklands, London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID