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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 87 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Test Management 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.51% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£275 £288 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £247 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £370 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
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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
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 15 (57.69%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (23.08%) Web Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) JIRA
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) System Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.69%) Windows

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) UAT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
1 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Web Testing
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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