Period
to 21 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Manager was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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.

Automation Test Manager
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +219
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 - -
England median daily rate £429 £531 £425
% change year-on-year -19.29% +25.00% -32.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 3,523 1,704 4,951
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 93.42% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,563 1,144 3,276
10th Percentile £228 £187 £225
25th Percentile £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £500
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 98 266
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.84 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.59 £12.01 £13.44
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.30 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.06% -1.16% -
75th Percentile £38.75 £32.09 £36.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.80 £52.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

Test Automation Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Test Automation Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Manager in the North West

Test Automation Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Test Automation Manager in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Test Automation Manager in the North West

Test Automation Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 £530 -
Test Automation Manager
England

Test Automation Manager Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, Test Automation Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Test Automation Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code

Test Automation Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation