Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 23 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 78 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.17% 0.62% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.66% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 28
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £401 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% +9.93% -12.57%
10th Percentile £376 £296 £300
90th Percentile £600 £477 £600
South West median daily rate £417 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -7.44% +12.15% -3.89%
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 1214 1215 1429
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.55% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 855 960
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 59
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.68% +64.44% +3.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.85
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Corsham - 5 £375 -
Swindon -2 2 £600 +49.53%
Test Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 1 (6.67%) JMeter
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Military
7 1 (6.67%) QA
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium

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 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Veracode