Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.87% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Guildford median daily rate £350 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +46.67% -4.46%
Surrey median daily rate £363 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -9.38% -11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 223 207 211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 95.39% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 130 114
Guildford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £146 £132 £252
90th Percentile £556 £538 £484
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +65.08% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.44 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Guildford

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Guildford

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

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

1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification