The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 31 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.89% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £519 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 324 316 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.64% 93.49% 92.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 170 162
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 64
Median hourly rate £21.34 £19.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Warwickshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Warwickshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in Warwickshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warwick - 3 £463 -
Test Manager
West Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Warwickshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 3 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Guidewire