The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 47
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.03% 0.91% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.95% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £393 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £393 £633
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 Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 640 631 597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 93.84% 96.04% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1512 1396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 190
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £76.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Swindon -2 4 £400 +6.66%
Test Manager
South West

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

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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Test Management
3 7 (58.33%) SAP
4 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Logistics
6 4 (33.33%) SAP WM
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (25.00%) NHS
8 2 (16.67%) Network Design
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) Nortel
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) ATM
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (8.33%) Network Management
9 1 (8.33%) People Management
9 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (33.33%) SAP WM
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Logistics
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Network Management
8 1 (8.33%) People Management
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Nortel