Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 75 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.40% 1.27% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.34% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £488 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +19.63% +11.64%
10th Percentile £411 £379 £301
90th Percentile £475 £600 £477
South West median daily rate £425 £423 £450
% change year-on-year +0.47% -6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,686 1,192 1,233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 818 871
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £266 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 26 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +71.11%
10th Percentile £15.16 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.55 £40.38 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%

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 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Swindon +3 15 £425 -29.17%
Corsham -16 1 - -
Test Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Test Management
2 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Availability Management
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
10 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
10 2 (8.00%) People Management
10 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Mentoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Test Management
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Availability Management
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS