The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.14% 2.84% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.95% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £456 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 343 475 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.72% 96.35% 98.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 224 181
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 19
Median hourly rate £12.23 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.12% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £48.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Nottingham

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Nottingham

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Genesys
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Genesys