The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 49 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.60% 1.18% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.23% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Test Manager
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 324 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.80% 95.58% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 201 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.73 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +36.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 2 - -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP