Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Testing Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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.

Testing Manager
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 606 597
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Manager 5 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.030% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
London median daily rate £500 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% - -7.03%
10th Percentile £375 £377 £374
90th Percentile £685 £775 £604
England median daily rate £500 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +16.28% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Testing Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Testing Manager in London

Testing Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Testing Manager in London

Testing Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Testing Manager in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Testing Manager in London

Testing Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Testing Manager in London

Testing Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Testing 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 London region featuring Testing Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Murex
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) People Management

Testing Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Murex
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle