The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 60 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 45 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 0.99% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 1.22% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 7
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£285 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £57.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +64.28%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1373 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.12% 81.21% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Leeds region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
2 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
3 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (29.82%) Test Strategy
5 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
6 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 15 (26.32%) Finance
7 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.05%) Selenium
8 12 (21.05%) ISEB
8 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
10 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (17.54%) Tableau
10 10 (17.54%) eggPlant
11 9 (15.79%) ETL
11 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
12 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (12.28%) QA
13 7 (12.28%) Appium
13 7 (12.28%) Project Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
2 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.05%) Selenium
4 10 (17.54%) eggPlant
5 7 (12.28%) Appium
6 6 (10.53%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.51%) MSTest
8 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Test Manager
2 21 (36.84%) Analyst
3 20 (35.09%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Business Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (1.75%) UAT Manager
8 1 (1.75%) QA Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Testing Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
1 2 (3.51%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) XSD
2 1 (1.75%) WSDL
2 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) IVR
1 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
2 17 (29.82%) Test Strategy
3 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
4 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
7 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.79%) ETL
9 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
10 7 (12.28%) Project Management
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
12 4 (7.02%) System Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Tableau
3 3 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
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