The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 49 41
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.30% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.35% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £411
% change year-on-year - +3.34%  
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 South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 449 519 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.15% 96.65% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 349 259
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in South Yorkshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (57.14%) Internet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB