The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
England / Yorkshire
Rank 112 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 8 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 16
Median daily rate £425 £300 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £493 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +62.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 2285 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.01% 81.84% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1480 1382
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire -3 6 £425 +28.78% 2
South Yorkshire -5 2 £400 +60.00%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) JMeter
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Appium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Mockito
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) TestNG
3 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) ERP Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Tester
1 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
1 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Finance Manager
2 2 (12.50%) HR Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel