The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Test Manager
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 607 587
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 15 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.026% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.028% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 21
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £725 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £325 £475
% change year-on-year +21.53% -31.57%  
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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Manager in England

Senior Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Manager in England

Senior Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Test Manager in England

Senior Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Test Manager in England

Senior Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
North West - 7 £390 -
North of England - 7 £390 -
South East - 5 £475 -
London +6 2 - - 1
South West - 1 £625 -
Senior Test Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Banking
5 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (25.00%) Retail
6 9 (25.00%) Test Management
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
9 5 (13.89%) ISEB
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
10 4 (11.11%) PMO
10 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.11%) QA
10 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
11 3 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) KDB
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
7 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) COBOL
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PMO
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Murex