Period
to 24 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 63 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.56% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.80% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £363 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £369 £363
90th Percentile £394 £466 £470
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £365 £438
% change year-on-year +26.71% -16.57% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 521 628 923
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 95.73% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 397 597
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -2.91% +9.27%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £392
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 35
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.24 £12.23 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.08% -12.68% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £33.88 £19.20 £39.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.14%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
Nottingham +8 3 £363 -12.12%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, Test 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA