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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 102 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 2.72% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 3.22% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 7
Median daily rate £256 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £483 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -46.95%
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
1259 1399 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.65% 84.63% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1015 543
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £9.45 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 10 (66.67%) ISEB
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) Zephyr
8 3 (20.00%) Appium
8 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Subversion
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management

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
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) Appium
4 3 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
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%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
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%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP