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

Test Manager
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.33% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.33% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
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 - - -

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 281 452 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.67% 95.16% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 936 597
Median daily rate £375 £399 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% +10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £219 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 80
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.14% -13.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £34.31 £29.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 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
Warwick +4 1 - -
Test Manager
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP