The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 115 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 1.17% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
1969 2039 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.95% 95.24% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1425 1025
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 60
Median hourly rate £12.82 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -15 4 £425 +9.67% 2
Bradford +4 1 £400 - 1
Halifax -1 1 £350 -30.48% 1
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Test Management
5 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
6 8 (25.00%) QA
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
10 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (12.50%) CRM
10 4 (12.50%) ISEB
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (6.25%) SDLC
12 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization

Test Manager Skill Set
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 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Appium
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
3 2 (6.25%) Testopia
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Test Management
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) CRM
8 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle