The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 73 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.86% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.91% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 32
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£394 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £355 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1430 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.29% 94.26% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 757 1012
Average daily rate £345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Manager
Yorkshire

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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 11 £300 -18.36% 5
Halifax -3 3 £390 -
Bradford +5 1 £400 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 19 (44.19%) Test Strategy
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Test Management
4 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
4 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Finance
5 6 (13.95%) Banking
6 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 5 (11.63%) ISEB
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
7 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
7 4 (9.30%) QA
8 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) High Availability
9 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
9 2 (4.65%) Tcl

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) MS Access
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) JBehave
2 1 (2.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Test Strategy
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Test Management
4 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 2 (4.65%) High Availability
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
1 2 (4.65%) Python
1 2 (4.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
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