The median contractor rate for a Agile Test Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Test Manager
UK
Rank 567 613 595
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Manager 19 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.034% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Median daily rate £525 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £417 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £520 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +2.87% +5.45%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Agile Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Manager in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Manager in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Test Manager over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Test Manager in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 17 £525 +20.68% 1
London +19 11 £575 +18.55% 1
Hampshire +22 3 - -
South East +17 3 - -
North West +29 1 - -
Cheshire +23 1 - -
South West +1 1 £410 -20.00%
Devon -6 1 £410 -20.00%
Bromley - 1 £650 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £410 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Agile Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Agile 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 featuring Agile Test Manager in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Test Strategy
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
5 14 (34.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (31.71%) BDD
6 13 (31.71%) JIRA
7 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
8 11 (26.83%) QA
8 11 (26.83%) Test Management
8 11 (26.83%) Automation Testing
8 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
9 10 (24.39%) ATDD
9 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (24.39%) Selenium
9 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
9 10 (24.39%) Java
10 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 9 (21.95%) Confluence
10 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
10 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (21.95%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
11 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source

Agile Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (21.95%) Confluence
2 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) ATM
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) JIRA
2 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
2 10 (24.39%) Selenium
3 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
4 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (17.07%) FitNesse
5 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.07%) JBehave
5 7 (17.07%) JUnit
5 7 (17.07%) Maven
5 7 (17.07%) Mockito
5 7 (17.07%) Moq
5 7 (17.07%) Robot Framework
5 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
5 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Retail
4 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
1 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
1 7 (17.07%) RESTful
1 7 (17.07%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) RESTEasy
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Test Strategy
3 18 (43.90%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
6 13 (31.71%) BDD
7 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
8 11 (26.83%) Automation Testing
8 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
8 11 (26.83%) Test Management
9 10 (24.39%) ATDD
9 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
10 9 (21.95%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
12 7 (17.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Atlassian
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.44%) hybris