The median contractor rate for an SAP Test Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

SAP Test Manager
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 620 610
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Test Manager 31 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.046% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.049% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 15
Median daily rate £400 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -0.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £369 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SAP Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Test Manager in the UK

SAP Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Test Manager in the UK

SAP Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Test Manager in the UK

SAP Test Manager
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +53 29 £400 -10.61% 1
South East +25 9 £365 -11.51% 1
South West +18 8 £398 -11.66%
West Sussex +19 6 £365 +12.30%
Wiltshire +10 6 £395 -
London +7 6 £500 +12.35%
Swindon +10 4 £400 -
Leeds - 4 £500 -
Crawley - 4 £353 -
Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
Berkshire +17 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Bristol -5 1 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SAP 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 SAP Test Manager in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (60.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (51.22%) Test Management
4 13 (31.71%) Test Strategy
5 12 (29.27%) QA
6 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.51%) ISEB
8 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
8 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
8 8 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
10 6 (14.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Logistics
12 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.76%) SAP WM
12 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
13 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
13 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
13 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (7.32%) ERP
13 3 (7.32%) Oracle
13 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management

SAP 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP WM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) TestRail
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (51.22%) Test Management
3 13 (31.71%) Test Strategy
4 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
5 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
5 8 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Logistics
8 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
10 3 (7.32%) ERP
10 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) BMC
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) PTC
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