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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 95 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Management 17 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 1.35% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.75% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
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£388 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +28.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 - £33.25
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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
1539 1317 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.56% 77.20% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 850 491
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 -9 14 £274 -29.35% 6
Bingley - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (38.46%) ISEB
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Banking
6 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
6 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
6 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
7 7 (17.95%) Web Testing
7 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.82%) Law
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
9 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (10.26%) Time Management
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) JIRA
10 4 (10.26%) QA
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) HP
11 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
11 3 (7.69%) Resource Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Law
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Head of Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Test Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) ODBC
1 2 (5.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
3 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Web Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.38%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.13%) Release Management
9 2 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle