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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 83 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Management 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.46% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.89% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 15
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£375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £336 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £420 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
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
1464 1214 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.88% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 750 629
Average daily rate £380 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £106.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +6 20 £438 +14.37% 5
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 12 (28.57%) SOAP
3 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle
4 10 (23.81%) ISEB
5 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (21.43%) User Experience
6 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) Ajax
6 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (19.05%) HTTP
6 8 (19.05%) ODBC
7 7 (16.67%) Java
7 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (11.90%) Law
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) MSTest
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 9 (21.43%) Head of Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.38%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (2.38%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) SOAP
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 8 (19.05%) Ajax
3 8 (19.05%) ODBC
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 9 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.52%) ATDD
7 4 (9.52%) BDD
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
1 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Kofax
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy