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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 84 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.32% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.52% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Average daily rate £438 £263 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £409 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -8.82%
Test Management
West Yorkshire

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
1210 985 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.62% 86.48% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 706 473
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £33.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 20 (48.78%) Test Scripting
2 19 (46.34%) Defect Tracking
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) Visual Studio
5 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) ISEB
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) Selenium
8 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
9 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
10 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (17.07%) QA
11 7 (17.07%) Appium
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
13 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
14 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (9.76%) Coaching
14 4 (9.76%) Tableau
14 4 (9.76%) eggPlant
14 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Visual Studio
2 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.83%) Selenium
4 7 (17.07%) Appium
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) eggPlant
6 3 (7.32%) JIRA
6 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
8 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.44%) MSTest
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Test Manager
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Regression Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Strategy Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) WSDL
2 2 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) XSD
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Test Scripting
2 19 (46.34%) Defect Tracking
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
6 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 4 (9.76%) ETL
9 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.32%) System Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) HP
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