The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 74 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 11 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 1.83% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.42% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate £388 £295 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% +43.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £345 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.21% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 578 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.41% 75.56% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 309 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Management
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) MSTest
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DVB
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) MSTest
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
4 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Business Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Business Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) AS400
1 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
1 1 (4.35%) IPTV
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.70%) Process Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) RPG
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Capita
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