The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 29 27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.28% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.33% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £504 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 150 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.56% 96.15% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 114 139
Median daily rate £380 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Halifax region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Testopia
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center