Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire 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.

Test Manager
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.65% 1.05% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.11% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.33%
10th Percentile £384 £358 £359
90th Percentile £416 £650 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 567 808 627
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.35% 94.28% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 514 334
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £181 £238 £214
90th Percentile £538 £550 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 64 57
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £16.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.46% -26.11% +45.16%
10th Percentile £17.60 £10.00 £13.70
90th Percentile £34.50 £38.34 £33.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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
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 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
Warwick +16 3 £400 -21.57%
Test Manager
West Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP