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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 75 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 20 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 1.11% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.43% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 27
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£275 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+76.92% +18.18%
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
1303 1191 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.69% 77.49% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 635 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +7 12 £275 - 4
Halifax - - - -
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (32.26%) ISEB
1 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) MSTest
7 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) ATDD

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) DVB
1 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) MSTest
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) SOAP
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) ODBC
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WF
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) IPTV
1 3 (9.68%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) MPEG
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
2 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.90%) ATDD
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) System Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
6 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Tcl
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
1 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Capita
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Kofax
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago