The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Test Manager
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.01% 2.85% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.96% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 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 Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 389 540 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 98.23% 96.09% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 261 214
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £47.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 4 £456 +7.35% 2
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Infor
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Genesys
1 1 (14.29%) Infor