The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 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
England > East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 107 130
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 16 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.06% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 12
East of England median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £280 £413 £311
90th Percentile £497 £578 £495
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2206 2458 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.87% 96.09% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4486 5033 7270
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
10th Percentile £213 £158 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 859 975
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £42.50 £41.46
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +8 8 £449 -5.57%
Bedfordshire -8 3 £438 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £278 -34.70% 1
Hertfordshire -11 2 - -
East Anglia - 1 £538 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
2 11 (37.93%) Test Management
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) QA
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) ISEB
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
8 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (10.34%) Break/Fix
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.90%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) IBM
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) JBoss

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.90%) JBehave
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) AS400
1 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) RIA
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
2 11 (37.93%) Test Management
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Break/Fix
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.45%) GDPR
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Informatica
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Temenos
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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