The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 92 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 20 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.99% 0.80% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.85% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 26
Average daily rate £493 £413 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% +6.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £373 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £454 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1920 1656 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.91% 94.52% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1140 889
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 60 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 19 £493 +23.12% 1
Bradford +2 1 £388 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 25 (52.08%) Test Strategy
2 18 (37.50%) Test Management
3 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) Coaching
6 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.83%) ISEB
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) Selenium
8 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.58%) Banking
10 6 (12.50%) JMeter
10 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
10 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.50%) SDLC
11 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
11 5 (10.42%) QA
11 5 (10.42%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.42%) MPLS
11 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.42%) BGP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) BGP
1 5 (10.42%) MPLS
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Selenium
2 6 (12.50%) JMeter
2 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Test Strategy
2 18 (37.50%) Test Management
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) Coaching
6 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.50%) SDLC
10 6 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Migration
11 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
12 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Line Management
12 4 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
13 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.08%) GPG13
3 1 (2.08%) WAI
3 1 (2.08%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco
1 4 (8.33%) F5
1 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (8.33%) Remedy
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago