Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 45 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.56% 0.85% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.89% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.92% -2.15%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £393
90th Percentile £496 £438 £400
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.25% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 285 447 444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.06% 95.51% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 277 293
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £130 £219 £264
90th Percentile £569 £550 £523
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.95 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.13 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Suffolk

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Suffolk

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in Suffolk

Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Manager in Suffolk

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +4 5 £388 -8.82% 1
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) QA