The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 67 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.44% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.47% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £368 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £354 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
973 856 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.65% 94.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 459 627
Average daily rate £325 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) Test Strategy
2 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Test Management
3 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (16.13%) ISEB
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) QA
6 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Tcl
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) HP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) JBehave
1 1 (3.23%) JProfiler
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Test Strategy
2 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Test Management
3 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Perl
1 3 (9.68%) Python
1 3 (9.68%) Tcl
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
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