Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 64 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.44% 1.08% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.12% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £486 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.93% -5.41%
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £474 £420
% change year-on-year -7.65% +12.80% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 640 896 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 96.45% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 653 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £256 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% -4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £34.50 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Northampton +2 3 - -
Test Manager
East Midlands

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

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 Northamptonshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA