The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 79 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 1.97% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.07% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £473 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+55.84% +6.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1065 1016 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.48% 95.13% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 640 340
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 35
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Leeds region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the Leeds region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Degree

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) HP Helion
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
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