The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 101 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 2.04% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 2.15% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 5
Median daily rate £425 £412 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +37.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Test Manager
West Yorkshire

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
1417 1629 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.39% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 1155 650
Median daily rate £400 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (33.33%) QA
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) IVR
7 2 (9.52%) Migration

Test Manager Skill Set
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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Appium
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft