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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 99 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.02% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Median daily rate £413 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £288 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 1466 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.68% 94.95% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1054 775
Median daily rate £408 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 25
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 30 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 7 (26.92%) QA
4 7 (26.92%) Test Management
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
6 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Appium
8 2 (7.69%) JIRA
8 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing

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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Appium
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Test Management
4 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft