The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire 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
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 58 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 0.61% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.64% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 18
Median daily rate £375 £352 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -15.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £520
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 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 606 621 683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.69% 95.39% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 416 448
Median daily rate £410 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.55 £21.00
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 Wiltshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Corsham - 3 £388 -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) ATM
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Nortel
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Nortel