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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 98 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 1.87% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.19% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
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
1274 1369 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 88.04% 85.51% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 1007 607
Median daily rate £425 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Kanban
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Appium
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) OAT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle