The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 33 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.65% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 194 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 63.43% 63.40% 64.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 121 101
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £33.47 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Test Management
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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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center