The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 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
Wales > South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median daily rate - £375 -
Wales median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 465 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.85% 97.28% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1030 1352
South Wales median daily rate £358 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +5.33%  
10th Percentile £175 £188 £200
90th Percentile £525 £524 £460
Wales median daily rate £363 £378 £361
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 73
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.22 £9.35
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.50 £17.50
Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in South Wales

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in South Wales

Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Manager in South Wales

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB