The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 1.01% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.09% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.09%  
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 - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82 92 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 88.17% 92.93% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 53
Median daily rate £338 £331 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -2.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 32
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.80 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Peterborough

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Peterborough region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Temenos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware