The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Agile Test Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 634 613
Rank change year-on-year +35 -21  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Manager 11 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.033% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 24
Median daily rate £488 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £279 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £600 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 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 +34 11 £488 +11.42% 2
UK excluding London +31 7 £475 +18.75% 2
South East +30 5 £500 - 1
London +12 4 £488 -11.36%
North of England +55 1 - - 1
Midlands +18 1 £450 -5.26%

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Test Strategy
3 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
4 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) BDD
5 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (38.71%) ATDD
8 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
10 9 (29.03%) JIRA
10 9 (29.03%) QA
10 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
11 8 (25.81%) User Stories
11 8 (25.81%) Selenium
11 8 (25.81%) Test Management
11 8 (25.81%) Banking
12 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
12 7 (22.58%) Coaching
12 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 6 (19.35%) Confluence
13 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
13 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
13 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
14 5 (16.13%) FitNesse

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 (19.35%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
5 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (16.13%) FitNesse
5 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.13%) JBehave
5 5 (16.13%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) Maven
5 5 (16.13%) Mockito
5 5 (16.13%) Moq
5 5 (16.13%) Robot Framework
5 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
5 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
1 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
1 5 (16.13%) RESTful
1 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Behat
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Test Strategy
3 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
4 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) BDD
5 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
7 12 (38.71%) ATDD
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
10 8 (25.81%) Test Management
10 8 (25.81%) User Stories
11 7 (22.58%) Coaching
11 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) ATG
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.23%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft