The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+76.92% +18.18%
Test Management
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 233 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.23% 64.01% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 141 123
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £44.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.39% +98.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.08 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Management across the South Yorkshire region.

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +12 2 £275 - 2
Barnsley - - - -
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) VB

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
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