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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Management 6 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.06% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.28% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 13
Median daily rate £425 £330 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £266 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £530 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
1181 1646 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.29% 83.13% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 1106 1013
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -7 4 £365 +1.38% 6
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Test Management
Yorkshire

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Appium
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) Mockito
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
3 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) ERP Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Finance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) HR Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Symfony
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft