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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 98 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 1.99% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 2.09% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 5
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
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
1292 1530 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 95.33% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1049 597
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (16.67%) TDD

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix