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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 83 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 24 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.76% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £255 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £290 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +17.82%
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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
1329 924 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.19% 82.94% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 656 373
Average daily rate £363 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.68 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £55.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 18 (47.37%) ISEB
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
5 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) System Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (13.16%) JIRA
8 5 (13.16%) QA
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.63%) UAT Manager
5 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Testing Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Manual Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSD
1 1 (2.63%) WSDL
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) IVR
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
1 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
4 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) System Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Capita
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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