The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 86 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Management 9 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.62% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.75% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Median daily rate £365 £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £271 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1217 1610 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.70% 82.56% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 1108 1036
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.03 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds +3 8 £365 -1.35% 5
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 8 (57.14%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Redis
6 2 (14.29%) Confluence
6 2 (14.29%) Mockito

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Appium
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Mockito
4 2 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) ERP Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) HR Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Symfony
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk