The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 24 25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 2.41% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.50% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 160 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 96.08% 96.39% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 106 131
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Luton

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Luton