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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 87 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 0.88% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.93% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 35
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£365 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.28 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
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
1539 1393 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.05% 93.99% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 759 967
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £24.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -3 9 £300 -22.58% 2
Halifax - 2 £390 - 1
Bradford -2 1 £400 -
Bingley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
2 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Retail
6 4 (14.81%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Fault Management
8 2 (7.41%) QA
8 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
8 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) High Availability
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
8 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) VMware
8 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) JBehave
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
2 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
3 6 (22.22%) Test Management
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.41%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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