The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 51 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.29% 0.41% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.43% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £700
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 - - £38.50
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
516 464 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.03% 95.87% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 306 205
Median daily rate £400 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Yorkshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 6 £425 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) CRM

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP