Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Agile Test Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 842 840
Rank change year-on-year -37 -2 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Manager 17 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.044% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 38
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -0.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £475 £312 £310
90th Percentile £536 £597 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Agile Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Test Manager in the UK

Agile Test Manager
Top 6 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 6 months to 24 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
England -26 16 £500 +5.26% 1
London -13 9 £500 -4.76%
UK excluding London +10 8 £500 +33.33% 1
South East +3 6 £500 -
Wales +10 1 - -
East of England -2 1 £524 -12.75%

Agile Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Confluence
5 6 (35.29%) ATDD
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com

Agile Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) JBehave
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) JMeter
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Mockito
5 2 (11.76%) Moq
5 2 (11.76%) Robot Framework
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 6 (35.29%) ATDD
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
1 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow