The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 26 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.32% 2.03% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.52% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£458 £393 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £367 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £419 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.48% 80.41% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 90 74
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the Halifax region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Management
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago