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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 98 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Management 23 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.09% 0.57% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.72% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £295 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +5.42%
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
1781 1391 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.13% 79.49% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 945 572
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 36
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 19 £406 +47.72% 5
Huddersfield +2 2 £269 +14.36%
Bradford -16 1 £450 +63.63%
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (40.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (15.00%) Coaching
8 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.00%) Web Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.50%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (10.00%) System Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Time Management
10 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) JIRA
11 3 (7.50%) QA
11 3 (7.50%) HP
11 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) DB2
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Test Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.50%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Testing Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSD
1 1 (2.50%) WSDL
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.00%) Coaching
6 6 (15.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Time Management
7 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) ISEB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Capita
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) SAP