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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 86 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Management 37 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 0.89% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.11% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 8
Average daily rate
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£373 £275 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £367 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -16.92%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Leeds -2 33 £388 +40.90% 7
Huddersfield +1 2 £269 +14.36%
Bradford -5 1 £450 +63.63% 2
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) ISEB
2 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
5 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
5 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
9 7 (13.46%) JIRA
9 7 (13.46%) Project Management
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) Selenium
10 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.62%) Coaching
11 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (9.62%) eggPlant
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (9.62%) QA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) eggPlant
5 3 (5.77%) Zephyr
5 3 (5.77%) Appium
6 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.92%) MSTest
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Test Manager
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Business Manager
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (1.92%) UAT Manager
7 1 (1.92%) QA Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Testing Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Manual Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Programme Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XSD
1 1 (1.92%) WSDL
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) IVR
1 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
2 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) System Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Time Management
9 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) ISEB
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Tableau
3 3 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Capita
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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