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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 80 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 2.09% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.21% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £370 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £406 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 - £32.50
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
993 906 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.94% 94.67% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 558 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £27.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 7 (70.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) R

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.00%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
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