The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.19% 1.99% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.06% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Swindon median daily rate £400 £381 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -0.32%  
10th Percentile £360 £290 £300
90th Percentile £408 £468 £636
Wiltshire median daily rate £393 £381 £403
% change year-on-year +2.95% -5.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 339 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.26% 96.31% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 983 917
Swindon median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £291 £236 £231
90th Percentile £575 £775 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 109
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +63.44%  
10th Percentile £12.50 £23.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £40.25 £21.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Swindon

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Swindon

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP