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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 73 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Management 15 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 1.54% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.91% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Average daily rate
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£263 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +28.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £305 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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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
980 786 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.63% 80.62% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 485 284
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 13 (38.24%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (23.53%) Banking
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
6 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (14.71%) JIRA
7 5 (14.71%) Law
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 4 (11.76%) QA
8 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (8.82%) Time Management
9 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.82%) AS400
9 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Law
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Head of Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
4 1 (2.94%) UAT Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) ODBC
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) AS400
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
1 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.94%) R
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle