Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - +45 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.32% - 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Leicester median daily rate £500 - £600
Leicestershire median daily rate £488 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Contract vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 294 262 306
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 96.32% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 166 137
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £494 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +4.62% +0.78% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 24
Leicester median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.95
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.57% -8.20% -8.79%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Leicester

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Leicester

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Leicester region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Talend
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Talend