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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 68 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 37 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 1.07% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.15% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £34.28
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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
1568 955 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.78% 92.54% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 621 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 28 (57.14%) Test Management
2 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
4 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Project Management
7 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
7 9 (18.37%) ISEB
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Banking
8 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 7 (14.29%) QA
9 6 (12.24%) JIRA
9 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
9 6 (12.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.20%) MPLS
10 5 (10.20%) BGP
10 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Firewall
11 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
11 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
11 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (8.16%) Linux
11 4 (8.16%) Cisco

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) MPLS
1 5 (10.20%) BGP
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Zephyr
3 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.04%) JMeter
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) IVR
2 4 (8.16%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Test Management
2 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
6 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Coaching
11 3 (6.12%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.12%) System Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco
1 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
1 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
1 4 (8.16%) F5
2 3 (6.12%) Capita
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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