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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Rank 80 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 0.85% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.00% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £365 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £271 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
932 1198 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.19% 84.96% 87.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 828 712
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.49 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 23 February 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Appium
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Mockito
4 2 (16.67%) TestNG
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Finance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) HR Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk