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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 108 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.70% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Median daily rate £456 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.00%
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
1699 1711 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.94% 85.55% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1106 968
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 6 £438 +63.55% 3
Halifax - 1 £475 -
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Appium
9 3 (12.50%) User Stories
9 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Appium
4 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.17%) Testopia
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) WSDL
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle