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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 94 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +75.00%
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 £28.00 - £34.75
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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
1279 1142 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.97% 93.07% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 790 376
Average daily rate £350 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 May 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 13 (68.42%) Test Management
2 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Release Management
8 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) HP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (5.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) HP Helion
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Management
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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