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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 72 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 19 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 0.74% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.94% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £365 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £421 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £30.00 £62.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -52.19%
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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
926 747 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 78.96% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 449 412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £19.30 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) QA
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Law
4 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) ISEB
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Fault Management
6 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) AS400
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) MSTest
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
4 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
1 9 (31.03%) Head of Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) ODBC
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) AS400
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Fault Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) ATDD
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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